3.6 Magnitude Earthquake shakes Srinagar

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

23rd Sep, 2020. 12:24 am
3.6 Magnitude Earthquake shakes Srinagar

Earthquake tremors have been felt in Srinagar in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The epicentre was reported at 3.6 on the Richter scale.

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), which is the nodal agency of the Indian government for monitoring of earthquake activity, the quake occurred at 9:40 pm.

NCS said that earthquake was a shallow at a depth of 5 kms with epicenter at Lat 34.15 North and Long 74.70 East – halfway between Panzinara and Mujigund on Srinagar outskirts.

Disaster Management Authority officials confirmed that a moderate intensity earthquake was recorded at 9.40 pm, with its epicentre in Srinagar.

Deputy Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Chaudhary Srinagar tweeted This was scary. Hope everyone is safe. #EARTHQUAKE.”

No loss of life or property was reported, as per the reports.

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