Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes Jammu and Kashmir

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes Jammu and Kashmir

The epicentre may have been located some 111 km north east of Thang. There was no immediate report of any injury or destruction in parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Financial Express reported.

Yesterday, an quake of 5.5 magnitudes on the Richter scale jolted Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday.

The natural disaster struck at Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand, at a depth of 30 kilometres, the India Meteorological Department said on its website. Tremors were felt in Delhi and other areas across northern India. "It was a mild event", a Uttarakhand Police official told The Hindu.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on:07-12-2017, 01:09:31 IST, Lat:17.6 N & Long: 73.3 E, Depth: 15 Km, Region:Ratnagiri, Maharashtra", the India Meteorological Department tweeted.

This is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours.

A moderate quake measuring 3.2 magnitude also struck Ratnagiri in Maharashtra on Thursday at around 1.09 am.

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