Moderate quake hits Kashmir

A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, today shook Kashmir Valley but there was no report of any damage due to the tremor.
Moderate quake hits Kashmir
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A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, today shook Kashmir Valley but there was no report of any damage due to the tremor.

"A moderate intensity earthquake was recorded at 3.40 a.m. today," a spokesperson of the MeT department said.

The epicentre of the tremor was Hindukush region in Afghanistan, he added.

Police officials said there were no reports of any damage due to the tremor, which occurred when people had finished having pre-dawn meals (Sehri) as part of fasting month of Ramzan. 

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