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Two earthquakes hit J&K’s Doda; total 13 tremors in five days

On Saturday, the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir was hit by two small earthquakes, according to officials.

They claimed that over the course of more than four and a half hours in the morning, tremors of magnitudes 2.9 and 3.4 were reported.

Since Tuesday, a total of 13 earthquakes of mild intensity have struck the Jammu province’s Doda, Kishtwar, Katra (Reasi), and Udhampur districts.

The officials said there had been no reports of casualties or property damage.

They reported that the first earthquake’s epicentre, which struck at 4:32 a.m., was located 26 kilometres to the southwest of Bhaderwah town, at latitudes of 32.87 degrees north and 75.46 degrees east, at a depth of 10 kilometres.

A second tremor struck at 9.06 am, five kilometres southeast of Doda town.

According to the officials, the earthquake was five kilometres deep and occurred at latitudes of 33.10 degrees north and 75.57 degrees east.

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