Mild tremor in J&K’s Doda
Jammu & Kashmir

Mild tremor in J&K’s Doda

Agency News

Jammu, Sep 9 :  A mild intensity earthquake of 3.2 magnitude on Monday rocked hilly Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Panic gripped the Doda district when tremors were felt around 12.40 pm.

As per the reports, people rushed out of their houses in fear and took shelter at safer locations.

Meanwhile, reports also said that cracks developed in Government Middle School Thanth, Bhallesa while two residential houses and a beach of J&K Bank also suffered damages due to the quake.

MeT Director Sonam Lotus told UNI that the epicentre of the earthquake was latitude 32.9 north and longitude 76 east having depth of 5 km.

He said the tremors were felt in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh (Chamba) Border region. (UNI)