5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Ladakh

Srinagar, March 16: An earthquake of mild intensity shook Ladakh region on Wednesday evening, an official said.

The earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred at 1705 hours (7:05 p.m.), local meteorological department official here told GNS while quoting National Centre for Seismology.

He that the earthquake had a depth of 110 km, a longitude of 75.18 east and latitude 36.01 north.

Official sources said  that while there were no reports of any damage so far, it caused panic among the people.

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