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Low intensity quake jolts Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar : A low intensity earthquake, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the Met said, adding no reports of casualty or damage was received.

The quake with its epicentre in the Jammu and Kashmir region was felt at 9.52 a.m. and it originated at a depth of 15 km inside the earth, a Met official said.

The valley is located in an earthquake-prone zone.

On October 08 2005, More than 4000 People were Killed in an Earthquake measuring 7.3 on Ritcher Scale in Kashmir.

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