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.