Moderate intensity quake jolts Chenab Valley, no damage reported

A moderate intensity earthquake shook the entire Chenab Valley on Sunday afternoon triggering panic among the people.
Moderate intensity quake jolts Chenab Valley, no damage reported

A moderate intensity earthquake shook the entire Chenab Valley on Sunday afternoon triggering panic among the people. 

The quake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale, struck Bhaderwah, Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban belts at 01:17 PM on Sunday, an official said. 

However, no loss has been reported in the earthquake. SSP Doda, Mohammad Shabir Khatana, said that Police is gathering information but as of now, "there is no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property". 

 Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes and shops in entire Chenab Valley. The quake, whose epicenter was 11 km east of Bhaderwah, rattled the picturesque Bhaderwah Valley, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban and Gandoh areas of Chenab Valley.   

It is notable to mention here that on 17th of March, an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale, whose epicenter was 16 km North-West of Bhaderwah, had shook the entire Chenab Valley.

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