Earthquake strikes Jammu Kashmir

On 20th February 2009, An earthquake Bumped parts of Indian Kashmir and Pakistan. But fortunately no casualties were reported due to this earthquake. This earthquake on the most parts of Kashmir was experienced on this Friday at 10:30am IST.

Earthquake hit the tremor at 5.4 magnitude and 51 miles (82-km) west of Srinagar( summer capital of Indian Kashmir) got the epicenter of this earthquake on Jammu Kashmir. Director General Qamar-uz-Zaman Chaudhry said that 5.8 magnitude is the reading given by Pakistan’s meteorological department.
Earlier in the year 2005, most part of northern Pakistan and Kashmir are jolted by a heavy earthquake (7.6 magnitude), which killed 75,000 people and caused a terrific damage in most of these places.

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February 23, 2009. Tags: , . Uncategorized.

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