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Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude shakes J&K

By INS Desk , in Events , at February 12, 2021

Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Friday evening in Jammu and Kashmir, triggering panic among the people who rushed outside their homes and called their loved ones to enquire about their wellbeing. The high-intensity earthquake occurred 22:34:40IST. The earthquake had a depth of ten kilometres and the epicentre was Tajikistan and not Punjab at latitude 31.57 degrees north and longitude 75.09 degrees east, a meteorological department official said. There was no immediate report of any damage in the earthquake which caused panic among the people who rushed out of their houses.



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