Earthquake of 5.3 Magnitude Strikes Jammu and Kashmir, Tremors Felt Across Valley

Earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir: As per updates, the epicentre of the quake was in Hindukush in Afghanistan. 

Updated: January 15, 2022 12:16 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Manmath Nayak

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Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale on Friday night has hit Jammu and Kashmir. Giving details the officials said that there were no report of any loss of life or damage to property. As per updates, the epicentre of the quake was in Hindukush in Afghanistan.

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As per a report by news agency PTI, the quake was reported at 9.43 PM and it was felt in Jammu and Kashmir.

The reports also suggested that the quake has hit at the coordinates of 36.37 degrees north and 71.5 degrees east at a depth of 81 km.

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Published Date: January 15, 2022 12:03 AM IST

Updated Date: January 15, 2022 12:16 AM IST