Earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir
Earthquake hits Katra in Jammu Kashmir. (Representational image)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale struck 84 kms east of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir at 8:56 am on Tuesday (today), National Center for Seismology has informed. So far no reports of any loss of lives or damage have surfaced, however, concerned authorities are monitoring the situation. In the past two months, the frequency of mild earthquakes across the country have witnessed a sharp increase.
In Jammu and Kashmir, 3 mild intensity tremors have been witnessed in the past one month, Earlier on June 16, two mild quakes rocked the Union Territory in one single day.