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Moderate intensity quake jolts Valley, no casualties reported

The Met department official said here, "An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred today at 0544 hours.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 23 Sep 2017 4:02 AM GMT

Moderate intensity quake jolts Valley, no casualties reported
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Srinagar: A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley on Saturday, a weather official confirmed.

The Met department official said here, "An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred today at 0544 hours."

"The intensity of the earthquake was moderate and its coordinates were latitude 35.0 degrees north and longitude 74.4 degrees east.

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"The epicentre of the tremor was in a depth of 150 km."

There were no immediate reports of casualties or any damage to property.

--IANS inputs

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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