Two Mild Earthquakes Hit Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir
Two Mild Earthquakes Hit Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir

Leh: Two separate earthquakes of mild intensity struck Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir early Tuesday, according to officials. The epicenter of the quakes was reported in Ladakh's Leh district and Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district. There were no immediate reports of any damage due to the tremors, according to authorities.

According to the National Centre of Seismology (NCS), an earthquake of 4.5 magnitudes occurred at 4.33 am in Ladakh. The depth of the earthquake was five kilometers below the surface of the earth at 34.73 degrees latitude and 77.07 degrees longitude, as reported by the NCS.

In a post on X (formerly Twitter), NCS wrote, “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.5, Occurred on 26-12-2023, 04:33:54 IST, Lat: 34.73 & Long: 77.07, Depth: 5 Km, Location: Leh, Ladakh, India." Another earthquake of 3.7 magnitudes occurred and was recorded at 1.10 am in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.

The depth of the quake was reported as five km from the surface at 33.36 degrees latitude and 76.67 degrees longitude, according to another post by the NCS.

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