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5.7 magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir, epicentre in Hindukush region

There was, no loss of life or damage to property.

IANS  |  Srinagar 

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An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted the on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday. There was, however, no loss of life or damage to property.

"An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale occurred at 11.15 pm yesterday," an official at the Met Office said.

"The epicentre of the earthquake was in of Afghanistan at a depth of 100 km," he said.

"The coordinates of this earthquake are latitude 36.2 degrees north and longitude 70.5 degrees east," added the official.

is vulnerable to as it is situated in a highly sensitive seismological region.

Temblors have wrought havoc in the valley in the past.

First Published: Sun, October 29 2017. 10:59 IST
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