Medium-intensity earthquake of 4.4 magnitude hits Kargil

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An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale jolted Kargil in Ladakh on Tuesday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

 

As per the report, the earthquake occurred 435-km north-northwest of Kargil at 5.47 am.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.4, Occurred on 08-09-2020, 05:47:28 IST, Lat: 38.07 & Long: 73.99, Depth: 90 Km ,Location: 435km NNW of Kargil, Laddakh," tweeted NCS.

There is no report of any damage so far.

More details are awaited.

On Tuesday, another earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale hit 20 kms east-southeast of Diglipur, Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 3 am.

On Tuesday, an earthquake of magnitude 2.7 on the Richter Scale occurred 98 km north of Mumbai at 6:36 am. This was the third earthquake that hit Maharashtra.

"Earthquake of Magnitude: 2.7, Occurred on 05-09-2020, 06:36:31 IST, Lat: 19.96 & Long: 72.83, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 98km N of Mumbai, Maharashtra," NCS had tweeted.

Before that, 2.8 magnitude quake occurred at 91 km North of Mumbai on Friday at 10:33 am. Later at 11:41 pm on the same day, tremors of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale hit 98 km west of Nashik in Maharashtra.

 

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