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Updated January 4th, 2024 at 03:58 IST

Earthquake hits Jammu and Kashmir

The Earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir occurred at 12:38 AM local time, with its epicenter located at a depth of 5 km.

Isha Bhandari
California
The earthquake is said to have struck at around 9:57 pm IST. | Image:PTI
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Srinagar: A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Thursday, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS). The quake occurred at 12:38 AM local time, with its epicenter located at a depth of 5 km.

The NCS promptly reported the seismic activity, providing details in a post on their official platform. "Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.9, Occurred on 04-01-2024, 00:38:15 IST, Lat: 33.34 & Long: 76.67, Depth: 5 Km, Location: Jammu & Kashmir, India," read the NCS statement.

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Earlier on Tuesday, an earthquake of 3.9 magnitude hit Jammu and Kashmir but there were no reports of any damage, said the National Centre of Seismology, adding that the tremor was felt at 11.33 am.

The depth of the earthquake was five kilometers below the surface at 32.76 degrees north and 74.57 degrees east, it said.

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Published January 4th, 2024 at 03:58 IST

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