Earthquake hits Kashmir valley

Srinagar, June12: A moderate intensity earthquake hit the Kashmir valley on Wednesday whose epicentre was in Pakistan region.

Sonam Lotus, Director of MET office said, “A moderate intensity earth quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale occurred at 8.40 a.m. today, the coordinates of the earthquake were latitude 36.4 degrees north and longitude 72.7 degrees east.”

He further added, “The epicentre was in Pakistan region, Depth of the earthquake was 1 km inside the earth’s crust.”

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