4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of J&K

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A moderate intensity earthquake today shook parts of Jammu and Kashmir, causing panic among the residents of Chenab valley. The 4.6 magnitude tremor was felt in Kishtwar, Doda, and Ramban districts along the Chenab valley around 01:17 pm, an official of local seismology centre said.

There is no immediate report of any casualty or damage, said Senior Superintendent of Police, Doda, Mohammad Shabir Khatana.

Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes and shops in entire Chenab Valley following the earthquake, the epicentre of which was 11km east of Bhaderwah town in Doda district. Earlier on March 17, a 4.7-magnitude quake with its epicentre 16km north-west of Bhadarwah was recorded.

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