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Earthquake occurred thrice in a short time in Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir, people in fear

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Earthquake in Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir.

The series of earthquakes that started in the last few years shows no sign of ending. These days, some news of earthquake keeps coming in different areas of India and the world. Now on Monday afternoon, a total of 3 strong earthquake tremors were felt in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Due to this earthquake, an atmosphere of panic has arisen among the local people. Let us tell you that there are a large number of hills in these areas, due to which an earthquake can cause major devastation.

The earthquake was of such intensity

According to the information given by the National Center for Seismology, the intensity of this earthquake that occurred in Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir has been measured at 5.5 on the Richter scale. At the same time, according to many other reports, this earthquake was of 5.7 magnitude. Let us tell you that earthquake of this level is considered dangerous. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 3.48 pm on Monday. The epicenter of this earthquake was 10 kilometers inside the earth in Kargil, Ladakh.

Second earthquake shortly after

People of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh had just recovered from an earthquake when once again at 4.01 pm people felt the tremors of earthquake for the second time. This time the intensity of the earthquake was measured at 5.1 on the Richter scale. At the same time, its center is said to be 16 kilometers inside the earth in Kishtwar of Jammu and Kashmir. At the same time, the third earthquake also occurred at 4.01 pm, whose intensity was said to be 3.8. Its center is also said to be within 10 km of the earth.

Why do earthquakes occur?

In recent times, an increase in earthquake incidents is being seen in many areas of the country and the world. There are 7 tectonic plates within our earth. These plates keep rotating in their place continuously. However, sometimes there is conflict or friction. For this reason, earthquake incidents are seen on earth.

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