Saturday, February 4, 2012

Moderate earthquake rocks Valley

A moderate intensity earthquake rocked Kashmir valley early today, Disaster Management officials said here.

However, no damage to life or property has been reported from any part of the Valley.

"The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.7 on the Richter scale. It occured at 5.02 a.m. on Saturday morning," Aamir Ali, in-charge of the Disaster Management Cell said.

"The epi-centre of the quake was in the Hindukush mountain range of Afghanistan, 36.4 degrees north and 71.4 degrees east", he said.

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