5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts India-Pakistan border region in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Pakistan border region in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The earthquake occurred at 3.42 pm at a depth of 10 kilometres, the National Centre for Seismology of the India Meteorological Department said.

There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property.

Jammu and Kashmir is one of the regions that witness high seismological activities.


Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 16:53 PM

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