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Earthquake of Magnitude 5.6 on Richter Scale Hits Kashmir, Tremors Felt in Srinagar

There have been no reports of damage of casualties so far.


Updated:February 5, 2019, 11:45 PM IST
Earthquake of Magnitude 5.6 on Richter Scale Hits Kashmir, Tremors Felt in Srinagar
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New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on the Richter scale struck Kashmir at around 10.20 pm on Tuesday night.

The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 80 kilometres in northwestern Kashmir, 118 kilometres from Srinagar, the officials said after revised data came in. Earlier, they had said the quake struck at a depth of 40 km.

There have been no reports of damage or casualties so far.

Describing his feelings post the tremors, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah tweeted, "Kashmir Rocks."

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