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Mild Earthquake Strikes Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir: NCS Reports

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The National Center for Seismology, responsible for monitoring seismic activity across India, has reported a mild earthquake with a magnitude of 3.4 in the region of Kishtwar, located in the picturesque landscape of Jammu & Kashmir. The earthquake occurred precisely on February 13, 2024, at 18:34:44 IST.

According to the official data provided by the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake’s epicenter was situated at latitude 33.35 and longitude 76.62. The seismic event had a relatively shallow depth of 5 kilometers beneath the surface.

Kishtwar, known for its serene natural beauty and cultural richness, experienced this seismic activity, which could have caused mild tremors felt by the residents. Fortunately, no significant damage or casualties have been reported so far.

The authorities are continually monitoring the situation to ensure the safety and well-being of the residents in the affected area. The National Center for Seismology advises residents to stay informed and prepared for any potential aftershocks that may follow.

Earthquakes are not uncommon in regions with high seismic activity such as Jammu & Kashmir, and the National Center for Seismology plays a crucial role in monitoring and providing timely information about such occurrences to mitigate potential risks.

As seismic events can occur unexpectedly, residents in earthquake-prone areas need to be vigilant and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety, including securing furniture, having emergency supplies, and knowing evacuation procedures.

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