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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 hits Ladakh, tremors felt in Leh

25/09/2020 06:47 PM | Click to read full article

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale rocked Ladakh on Friday afternoon. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake hit the Union territory at 4.27 pm. The epicenter of the quake was 129 kilometers northeast of Leh and it originated at the depth of 10 kilometers.

According to posts shared by locals in Leh, the tremors have caused cracks in buildings. However, no loss of life or injury has been reported.