3.9 magnitude earthquake hits Bandipora

SRINAGAR — A low intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.9 on the Richter scale hits Bandipora district in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported.

According to reports, officials of the Disaster Management Authority said an earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale occurred in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir at 6.57 am on Sunday.

The earthquake occurred 10 kms inside the earth’s crust with latitude 34.42 degrees north and longitude 74.88 degrees east, according to Seismological data.