Earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hits Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda

Jammu and Kashmir experienced an earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale on Monday night,  according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS). The seismic activity occurred at 9:17 pm (IST) with the epicenter located in Doda.

The NCS reported, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.6, Occurred on 04-03-2024, 21:17:27 IST, Lat: 33.04 & Long: 75.83, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Doda, Jammu and Kashmir.”

There have been no reported injuries thus far due to the tremors. The quake marks the latest in a series of seismic events in the region. Last month, Ladakh experienced a magnitude 5.2 earthquake near Kargil on February 19.

“Earthquake of Magnitude: 5.2, Occurred on 19-02-2024, 21:35:17 IST, Lat: 35.45 & Long: 74.93, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 148km NW of Kargil, Ladakh, India,” announced the NCS in a previous post.

Earlier on February 16, parts of Jammu and Kashmir felt tremors from a 4.6 magnitude earthquake in China’s Southern Xinjiang region.

The NCS reported, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.6, Occurred on 16-02-2024, 21:08:35 IST, Lat: 35.69 & Long: 77.40, Depth: 180 Km, Region: Southern Xinjiang, China.”