Srinagar, Feb 12: An earthquake of magnitudee 6.1 on the Richter scale occurred on Friday night 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 Amritsar Punjab at latitude 31.57 degrees north and longitude 75.09 degrees east, a meteorological department official told local news agency.
There was no immediate report of any damage in the earthquake which caused panic among the people who rushed out of their houses.
The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies