Four light-intensity earthquakes hit IIOJK in less than eight hours

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Four earthquakes jolted Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir in less than eight hours on Tuesday. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported. The earthquake’s epicenter, which occurred at 2:20 am, was 61 km east of the Katra area in the Jammu region.

Officials said the quake hit at latitude 33.07 degrees north and longitude 75.58 degrees east at a depth of 10 km.

The second earthquake of 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred 9.5 km northeast of Doda in Jammu region at 3:21 am, they said. The quake hit at latitude 33.23 degrees north and longitude 75.56 degrees east at a depth of 5 km.

The third quake of 2.8 magnitude occurred 29 km east of Udhampur in Jammu region at 3:44 am on Tuesday, they said. The quake hit at latitude 32.89 degrees north and longitude 75.45 degrees east at a depth of 10 km.

The fourth earthquake of 2.9 magnitude occurred 26 km southeast of Udhampur at 8:03 am, they said.—KMS

 

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