Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hits Ladakh, tremors felt in Leh

TPE Correspondent

New Delhi September 25th

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Leh-Ladakh region on Friday afternoon. According to NCS, the quake occured 92km ENE of Leh, Ladakh. The quake occured at 16:27:09 IST with Lat, Long 34.5975, 78.4246, Magnitude 5.6 and Depth 10 km. Earlier on Tuesday, people in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) felt tremors after a earthquake hit the region. However, initially reports also surfaced that the tremors were felt by the people after a loud blast or explosion that may have been of a sonic boom.
A District Magistrate-Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Choudhary took to Twitter and said, “this was scary. Hope everyone is safe. #EARTHQUAKE” But later, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) officially confirmed that it was an earthquake with the magnitude of 3.6.

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