An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred on Monday at 19.32 hours in Jammu & Kashmir, according to the National Center for Seismology. No damages have been reported. Earlier today, a mild 3.1 magnitude quake hit Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. The quake was felt around 2.30 pm with the epicentre located in Kuleshwor, on the outskirts of the capital, according to the National Seismological Department. Also Read - LIVE CRICKET SCORE Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 5 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: Pujara, Gill Solid After Rohit Dismissal
The tremor was felt across Kathmandu valley. However, no damage was reported in the incident so far. The seismological department said the tremor was an aftershock of the 2015 earthquake in which over 9,000 people were killed. Also Read - Lionel Messi Ban: Barcelona Star Could be Suspended For 12 Games Following Red-Card in Spanish Super Cup Final
On Saturday, a 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district but no loss of life or property was reported. The earthquake struck at 8.21 pm, Shimla Meteorological Centre Director Manmohan Singh. Also Read - Brisbane Weather Forecast For 4th Test Day 5: Will Rain Play Spoilsport During India vs Australia Match at The Gabba, Start Time, Match Predictions
The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometres in northeast of Kangra”s Kareri. Tremors were also felt in adjoining areas, he said. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh fall in a high seismic zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.