Moderate intensity quake hits Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Publish Date: Sep 12 2018

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, a disaster management department official said.

No damage to life or property has been reported.

The moderate intensity quake was felt at 5.15 a.m. and the epicentre was located 199 km north of Kargil town in the Ladakh region, he said.

A major quake measuring 7.6 had killed over 40,000 people on both sides of the Line of Control on October 8, 2005. ( IANS )