Earthquake Of 5.2 Magnitude Hits J&K

Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Jammu & Kashmir on Friday, PTI reported.

The epicentre of the earthquake, recorded at around 3 pm, was at latitude of 36.46 degrees North and longitude of 71.09 degrees East in Afghanistan, officials said,

The tremors, which hit a depth of 260 km, caused panic among residents who rushed outdoors for safety. No report of any injury or damage to property has been reported so far.

The previous quake to strike Jammu & Kashmir was on February 16, a lower-intensity tremor which was felt at Pahalgam.

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