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5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Jammu-Kashmir

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:06 AM, 12 January 2021  

5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Jammu-Kashmir

5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Jammu-Kashmir

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 jolted on Monday at 7.32 am (local time) in Jammu & Kashmir, according to the Indian National Center for Seismology. No damages have been reported.

The tremor was felt across Kathmandu valley. However, no damage was reported in the incident so far. The seismological department said the tremor was an aftershock of the 2015 earthquake in which over 9,000 people were killed.

The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 5 kilometers in northeast of Kangra”s Kareri. Tremors were also felt in adjoining areas, he said. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh fall in a high seismic zone and mild quakes are a regular feature in the region.
 

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