Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hits J&K’s Kishtwar


Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir): An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu Kashmir’s Kishtwar region on Thursday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) informed.

The NCS stated that the tremors struck at precisely 8:52 pm Indian Standard Time (IST).The epicenter of the earthquake was located at Latitude 33.32 and Longitude 76.67, at a depth of 5 kilometers, the NCS shared.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 18-04-2024, 20:52:34 IST, Lat: 33.32 & Long: 76.67, Depth: 5 Km ,Region: Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir,” the NCS posted on X.

Last week, on Saturday, April 13, an earthquake of magnitude 3.3 on the Richter scale struck Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh region. “Earthquake of Magnitude:3.3, Occurred on 13-04-2024, 20:38:40 IST, Lat: 30.19 & Long: 80.43, Depth: 5 Km, Location: Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand,” the NCS posted on X.

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