|Earthquake in Katra, Jammu, and Kashmir today|
Earthquake in Katra, Jammu, and Kashmir Today
Earlier on Tuesday morning, earthquake tremors were felt. Its intensity was measured at 5.8. This is the third time earthquake tremors have been felt in the union territory in three days.
Earthquake in Katra, Jammu, and Kashmir today:
Earthquake tremors are being felt in Jammu and Kashmir for two consecutive days. Earthquake tremors were felt at 2:10 pm on Tuesday. Its intensity on the Richter scale was measured at 3.9. The epicenter of the earthquake is said to be Bhadarwah. Earlier on Tuesday morning, earthquake tremors were felt. Its intensity was measured at 5.8.
This is the third time earthquake tremors have been felt in the union territory in three days. Officials said that no damage was reported from it at present. According to officials, the earthquake struck at seven in the morning and its epicenter was Tajikistan. In addition, tremors were also felt in Jammu.
Before the 5.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday in parts of Gujarat, two earthquakes and three subsequent tremors were felt in Kutch district. An official of the Geological Sciences Research Institute (ISR) gave this information on Tuesday.
The official said that two of the latter 20 aftershocks have been classified by the ISR as earthquakes because they hit various geological lines. Both these shocks came on Monday and their intensity was 4.6 and 4.1 respectively. He said that the subsequent tremors caused a 3.7 magnitude tremor at 10:49 am on Tuesday, while three shocks of 2.3, 1.7, and 1.9 were recorded on Monday night.
ISR director Sumer Chopra said that out of the 19 tremors recorded till Tuesday morning, two were 4.6 and 4.1 earthquakes of magnitude and they had hit various locations on the South Wagad Geological Line on Monday. According to the Kutch district administration, there were no casualties nor major property damage in these earthquakes and aftershocks. Kutch district is in a “very high risk” earthquake sensitive area and often experiences low-intensity earthquakes.