Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the India Meteorological Department, the tremor struck at 12:41 pm and had Latitude of 33.1 and Longitude of 75.6 E.
Earthquake of Magnitude:3.3, Occurred on:20-02-2018, 12:41:39 IST, Lat:33.1 N & Long: 75.6 E, Depth: 5 Km, Region: Jammu and Kashmir , India
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) February 20, 2018
Earlier this week, a powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday, triggering the capital`s quake alarm system and causing buildings to sway.
Mexico`s National Seismological Service put the magnitude of the quake at 7.0, and seismic monitor network Sky Alert said the quake was felt across the states of Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla.
The US Geological Survey initially gave the quake`s magnitude as 7.5, later revising it down to 7.2, and located its epicenter 37 kilometers (22 miles) northeast of Pinotepa de Don Luis, in the southwestern state of Oaxaca.
With agency inputs