Low-intensity tremor rocks Kashmir Valley

A State Disaster Management Department official said that an earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale occurred at 6.06 p.m. on Sunday.

Indo-Asian News Service
Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 21 2018 7:54PM | Updated Date: Oct 21 2018 7:54PM
Low-intensity tremor rocks Kashmir Valley

A low-intensity tremor struck the Kashmir valley on Sunday, but there was no report of any damage to life or property.

A State Disaster Management Department official said that an earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale occurred at 6.06 p.m. on Sunday.

"The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Jammu & Kashmir region", the official said.

Kashmir is situated in an earthquake-prone zone. 

Over 80,000 people were killed by a temblor measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale that had hit both sides of the divided Kashmir in October 2005.

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