An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 happened 62km ENE of Katra, Jammu & Kashmir, at around 3:28 am today. The intensity of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground, National Center for Seismology briefed. This is the eight earthquake that happened in the region in the past three days. There are no reports of any deaths or collateral damage due to the quake. In the past two days, several earthquakes rocked Katra. Two medium-intensity quakes hit Katra on Wednesday.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.4, happened on 26-08-2022, 03:28:33 IST, Lat: 33.17 & Long: 75.57, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: 62 km ENE of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir,” the National Center for Seismology said in a tweet.
On Thursday, a 4.1 magnitude of tremor struck Katra, Jammu & Kashmir at 11:04 pm. The quake hit at latitude 33.20 degrees north and longitude 75.56 degrees east at a depth of 5 km. The second earthquake happened at 11:52 PM on Wednesday. The intensity of the tremor was 5 Km below the ground.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, happened on 24-08-2022, 23:52:45 IST, Lat: 33.05 & Long: 75.58, Depth: 5 Km , Location: 60km E of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir,” NCS had tweeted.
On Tuesday, four earthquakes rocked the J&K region within a short span of just six hours. The first earthquake was sensed at Katra in Jammu at 2.20 am on Tuesday. The core of the earthquake was located 10 km below the ground and measured 3.9 on the Richter scale.
Tremor In Doda
The second time the tremors were felt was at 3.21 am on Tuesday. They measured 2.6 on Richter scale and the epicenter was located in Doda in Jammu region. The third quake measured 2.8 and occured at 3.44 am in Udhampur in Jammu region. The fourth quake took place at 8.03 am in Udhampur and measured 2.9 on the Richter scale.
Later during the day tremors were felt at about 3 pm in Kishtwar and about 11 pm in Katra. On Monday, an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit Rajasthan’s Bikaner.
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