A magnitude 5.four earthquake hit Leh-Ladakh area on Friday afternoon. In response to Nationwide Middle for Seismology (NCS), the quake occured 92-km ENE of Leh, Ladakh. The quake occured at 16:27:09 IST with Lat, Lengthy 34.5975, 78.4246, with Depth at 10 km. Initally, the magnitude of the quake by the NCS was recoreded at 5.6 because it was unscrutinised, nonetheless, after reveiwing it, the NCS has mentioned it was a 5.four magnitude quake.
In the meantime, reviews of individuals witnessing the tremors have surfaced from Ladakh as they shortly rushed out of the constructing.
Earlier on Tuesday, folks in Jammu and Kashmir (J&Ok) felt tremors after a earthquake hit the area. Nevertheless, initially reviews additionally surfaced that the tremors had been felt by the folks after a loud blast or explosion that will have been of a sonic growth.
A District Justice of the Peace-Improvement Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Choudhary took to Twitter and mentioned, “this was scary. Hope everyone seems to be secure. #EARTHQUAKE”.
However later, the Nationwide Middle for Seismology (NCS) formally confirmed that it was an earthquake with the magnitude of three.6.