Earthquake of 5.1 magnitude on Richter scale rocks Ladakh’s Leh
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on richter scale jolts Leh in Ladakh
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit Leh, Ladakh early on Tuesday. The tremors were felt at 5:13 am today. It occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers, reported the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
“Earthquake of Magnitude:5.1, Occurred on 06-10-2020, 05:13:20 IST, Lat: 34.36 & Long: 79.46, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Ladakh,” NCS tweeted.
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.1, Occurred on 06-10-2020, 05:13:20 IST, Lat: 34.36 & Long: 79.46, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Ladakh
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— National Centre for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) October 6, 2020
The epicenter of the earthquake was somewhere 174km east of Leh. There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property as a result of the quake.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit 174km east of Leh, Ladakh at 5:13 am today: National Center for Seismology
— ANI (@ANI) October 6, 2020
Earlier on September 26, an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale had hit the Union Territory of Ladakh.