Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, strong tremors felt in Srinagar, Kishtwar, Doda; 3rd quake in Union Territory in 3 days

Strong tremors were felt in most parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, Kishtwar and Doda districts

Press Trust of India June 16, 2020 09:40:47 IST
Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir, strong tremors felt in Srinagar, Kishtwar, Doda; 3rd quake in Union Territory in 3 days

Jammu: An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said, the third to hit the union territory in three days.

However, there were no reports of any damage, they said. The earthquake occurred at 7 am and its epicenter was is Tajikistan, according to the officials.

Strong tremors were felt in most parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, Kishtwar and Doda districts. Tremors were also felt in Jammu, they said.

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