Within 24 hours, 5 earthquakes shake Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir have each suffered five moderate earthquakes in the last 24 hours. The largest magnitude in the available records is 4.5.

No damage has been recorded as a result of the earthquakes, according to the reports.

After a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck Jammu and Kashmir at 2:03 pm on Saturday, there was a little tremor that was detected. The mountainous Ramban area, which is close to the national highway connecting Jammu and Srinagar, is where the earthquake’s epicentre was located, per the reports.

According to reports, two weak earthquakes occurred early on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s hilly Doda area. A small quake of 4.5 magnitude was also felt in Leh late on Saturday at 9:44 pm in the Union Territory of Ladakh. According to reports, both earthquakes struck within a 15-minute span at roughly 9:55 p.m., with a 4.4 strength.

A second earthquake, measuring 4.1 in magnitude and occurring at a depth of 11 km, struck Doda around 3:50 in the morning. This earthquake was located at a latitude of 32.96 degrees north and a longitude of 75.79 degrees east.

The nodal government body for monitoring earthquake activity said that the fifth tremor, which was felt at 5.22 am, occurred at a depth of 10 km, in latitude 33.01 degrees north and longitude 75.78 degrees east.

According to officials, the first earthquake jolted many out of their sleep and caused them to flee their houses quickly.

Doda has been shaken by ten earthquakes of varying strength over the course of the last six days.

On June 13, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck the neighbourhood, damaging breaches in hundreds of structures, including homes.

It claimed the earthquake was detected at a depth of 10 km, 215 kilometres to the northeast of Leh.


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