Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts Kashmir valley

| Updated: December 08, 2017 11:05:42

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A 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Kashmir in the early hours of Thursday, sources in the disaster management department said.

The epicentre of the quake was near J&K-Xingjian border and its coordinates are latitude 35.5 degrees north and longitude 77.6 degrees east.

The moderate intensity earthquake occurred at 4:59 am on Thursday, NDTV reported citing IANS.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Geologically, the Valley is situated in an earthquake vulnerable region.

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