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Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude hits J-K's Ladakh region

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir's region in the early hours of today, officials said here.

The tremors were also felt across the Kashmir valley.

The epicentre of the quake was near the India- border in the region, officials said.

"The earthquake of 5.4 magnitude on the Richter Scale was recorded at 4:59 am today. The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 35 km near the Jammu and Kashmir-Xingjian border in the state's region," a meteorological (MeT) department official said.

No damage to property or casualty was reported, the police said.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 14:40 IST