Earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter Scale hits Northwestern Jammu-Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Northwestern Jammu & Kashmir region on Monday morning. According to the Indian Met Department, the earthquake struck at 08:14 am.

The location of the epicentre of the earthquake was Latitude 35.7 N and Longitude 74.0 E, with a depth of 50 km. There were no immediate reports of any injuries to life. More details are awaited.