Moderate quake measuring 4.8 Richter Scale hits J&K

An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir today but there was no damage caused by the tremor.

“A light intensity earthquake of 4.8 magnitude was recorded at 8.40 AM today,” an official of the MeT department here said.

He said the tremors occurred at a depth of 50 kilometres and its epicentre was north western area of the state.

A police official said there were no reports of any damage.