5.2-magnitude quake jolts Jammu & Kashmir

5.2-magnitude quake jolts Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, October 1: A medium intensity earthquake jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.
A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on Richter scale struck the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Mild tremors were also felt in Peshawar, Gilgit, Chilas and Islamabad.
According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre was in Pakistan, 117 km east of the Swat Valley city of Mingaora, at a depth of 43.4 km.
Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) KP said from Peshawar that the intensity of the tremor was 5.5 and its epicenter was the Hindu Kush mountains.
“No loss of life or damage to property has been reported thus far,” it said.

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