BREAKING: Earthquake measuring 5.0 on richter scale hits Jammu and Kashmir

Yesterday, an earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter scale was registered in some parts of Kutch district of Gujarat, PTI said.  No casualties or damage to property were reported. An official from the Institute of Seismological Research , based in Gandhinagar had said that the quake, with its epicentre 16 km north-north east of Dudhai, was recorded in the afternoon.
Earlier this week, an earthquake measuring 4.2 on richter scale shook Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district ANI had said. Tremors were felt on Tuesday at Joshimath region. There were no reports of any casualties.

The hill had last witnessed a similar kind of quake on February 6 which was measured at 5.8 on Richter Scale. Tremors of the quake were also felt in New Delhi and several other parts of northern India.  As per Indian Express, tremors were felt for close to 30 seconds As per the National Seismological Bureau, the epicenter of the earthquake was believed to be in Rudraprayag region of Uttarakhand.

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