5.8 magnitude earthquake felt in J&K

A moderate intensity earthquake rocked Jammu and Kashmir today but there were no reports of any casualties so far. “A tremor measuring 5.8 on the richter scale was recorded at 12.27 PM today,” an official of the MET office said.

He said the epicentre of the earthquake was Baderwah area of the state and located 10 kms deep. Tremors were felt around from 1227 hours to 1234 hours, officials said.

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