Heavy earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir.


An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, so far there has been no report of any injury or damage to property. A statement issued by



the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the moderate-intensity earthquake struck at 9.45 am and its coordinates are 36.34 degrees north latitude and 71.05 degrees east longitude. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, while its depth was 181 km inside the earth's crust.



Kashmir is located in an earthquake-prone area where earthquake tremors have occurred in the past. Similarly, on 8 October 2005, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake killed more than 80,000 people on both sides of the Line of Control (LOC). There was death.



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