Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hits J-K, third in three days

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By: PTI | Jammu | Published: June 16, 2020 9:36:47 am

eathquake, eathquake in gujarat, eathrquake hits gujarat, earthquake in gujarat 2020, gujarat earthquake epicentre, gujarat eathquake magnitude, indian express news The earthquake occurred at 7 AM and its epicenter was is Tajikistan, according to the officials. (Express File)

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said, the third to hit the union territory in three days.

However, there were no reports of any damage, they said.

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The earthquake occurred at 7 AM and its epicenter was is Tajikistan, according to the officials.

Strong tremors were felt in most parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, Kishtwar and Doda districts. Tremors were also felt in Jammu, they said.

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