Skip to main content

Earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir today: 2 killed, 69 injured

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Eastern Kashmir today. Shaking even felt in Pakistan's Islamabad and India's New Delhi. Did you feel this earthquake? Kindly write in the comment section below.
Updates below...

Update

Death toll from earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir has risen to two. At least 69 people are reported to be injured in Kishtwar and Doda in Jammu region.

Update

-One killed in earthquake in Kishtwar.
-About 30 people are reported to be injured. School building roof collapse in Baderwah injured eight girl student. Other four students were injured when the building of their school collapsed in Kishtwar district.
-An avalanche alert has been issued in the Bhaderwah-Chamba, Zee news writes.
-Cracks have been in several buildings in Chenab valley in J&K.
Below is an Indian seismic risk map showing risk level in various parts of India (Via IndiaToday.in).

India_seismic_risk_map

Update 08:38 UTC

7 children & 2 teachers reported injured in 3 different schools. Some damage to structures in the region of Doda, Gandoh & Badarwah, CM of J&K Omar Abdullah says. SDRF teams have been mobilized & district officers have been sent.

Update 08:34 UTC

School collapse in Doda has injured at least nine including six children.

Update 08:25 UTC

GDACS has issued a Green Earthquake alert in India with low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability. 4,180,000 people are within 100 km.

Related post: Indian earthquakes 2013 list

Update 08:20 UTC

USGS has downgraded the magnitude to 5.4 with epicenter location as follows:
17 km (10 miles) NE of Bhadarwah, India
23 km (14 miles) SSE of Kishtwar, India
23 km (14 miles) E of Doda, India
67 km (41 miles) ENE of Udhampur, India
Shaking level:
Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Bhadarwah. People of Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban, Batoti and Ramnagar. Weak shaking will have felt by the people of Amritsar, Lahore, Srinagar, Islamabad, Gujranwala, Gujarat, Chandigarh, Delhi and Kotli.

Update 08:15 UTC

The extent of damage in Doda and Kishtwar districts still unknown.

Update 08:06 UTC

Asian News International (@ANI_news) tweets:
There is a possibility of damage to weak structures: Dr LS Rathore (DG, Met Dept) on Earthquake in North India.

Update 07:55 UTC

Getting reports of a school building collapsed in Kishtwar in state of Jammu and Kashmir. Causalities (if) unknown. Hope they are safe! Reports Raw!! Kishtwar has a population of approx. 34,982.

Update 07:50 UTC

This is what Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah has tweeted:
"Yup, I felt those tremors in Srinagar. Strange thing was that I heard the rumble before the house started to shake."

In another tweet, he has added:
"With reports of the epicentre being in Doda I'm encouraged by the initial reports about damage. I hope it stays this way."

Update 07:35 UTC

Many buildings were evacuated in India's capital New Delhi. However no damage or injury reported.

Update 07:28 UTC

Shaking was even felt in Pakistan's Islamabad and India's New Delhi. Did you feel this earthquake? Kindly write in the comment section below.

Related post: India natural hazards 2013 list 

Update 07:25 UTC
This is earthquake epicenter map by USGS.

India_earthquake_map

Update 07:18 UTC

USGS has updated this earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.7 at the shallow depth of 10 km with epicenter in Eastern Kashmir (23 km E of Doda).
Epicenter location:

140 km (87 miles) ENE from Sialkot, Pakistan
146 km (91 miles) SE from Srinagar, Kashmir
187 km (116 miles) NE from Gujranwala, Pakistan
257 km (160 miles) ESE from ISLAMABAD, Pakistan

Update 07:12 UTC

-Epicenter of this earthquake is in Eastern Kashmir. EMSC mentions magnitude 5.4 located 103 km SE of Sr─źnagar, India.
-The 2005 Kashmir earthquake killed 100,000 people. It is the17th deadliest earthquake of all time. Kashmir is situated in an earthquake-prone region

Tremors has been felt in Delhi and many parts of North India. Tremors were felt in Delhi and Kashmir at 12.30 pm.

Epicenter unknown till 07:05 UTC. Most of the people on this site are online from Delhi, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Ludhiana, Noida, Ambala, Amritsar, Gandhinagar and Haldwani area.

More news yet to come. Did you feel this earthquake? Write in the comment section below. We are developing this news!!

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 1, 2013

Comments

  1. very strong..

    ReplyDelete
  2. This earthquake in India happened on Anushka Sharma's birthday..WOOOOOOO

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views about this natural disaster post.

Disclaimer: Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Disaster-Report.com. This is a public forum.
Below views may be monitored for inappropriate content. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site. Read our privacy policy here.

Disaster Report reports recent natural disaster news 24 hours a day. A daily natural disasters list (published everyday) includes details of all (almost) natural disasters occurred worldwide. Click for recent natural disasters list.

Popular posts from this blog

The tremors of the earthquake were felt at intervals of 15 seconds (Answer)

Q: The tremors of earthquake were felt at intervals of 15 seconds. The first tremor was felt at 8:54:57 and last tremor was felt at 10:45:12. How many times were the tremors felt? A: The answer is 441 Difference of times = 10:45:12 - 8:54:57 = 9:104:72 - 8:54:57 = 1:50 :15 = 3600 + 3000 + 15 = 6615 seconds. Now, 6615/15 = 441 Still confused? Kindly, drop your query in the comment section below.

Global Natural Disasters Map 2021

Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021 Above is the major natural disasters occurred in 2021 so far. The natural disaster map shows the occurrences of recent natural disasters 2021 including earthquake, floods, tsunami, wildfire, tornado, hurricane etc. The information in the map (google map) is manually entered by  Recent Natural Disasters . It includes facts, statistics, photos, videos and links to detail report on particular natural disasters. Click on the icon above and a message will pop up with data about the particular natural disasters. Use the magnifying glass with the plus sign (+) to zoom in, and the minus sign (-) to zoom out. Do you want this natural disaster map? Just paste HTML below to embed in your website. You can adjust width and height according to your site layout. All global natural disasters of 2021 will be shown automatically once the code is added. <b>Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021</b><iframe  height="

Tibet/Nepal earthquake 2013 injures people

At least two tremors have been felt in Kathmandu, Nepal in interval of about 10 minutes. Updates below Felt reports below in comment section. Feel free to add yours! Update time Nepali (+5:45 UTC) Report prepared by Ashish Khanal from Kathmandu, Nepal Related post: List of earthquakes in Nepal in 2013 Update 09:18 A.M. At least one people died and three others injured in China, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Further 17 others from three tourist buses were trapped by quake-triggered landslides in Yunnan Province of China. Update 07:25 A.M. According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, another earthquake in the morning (not to be confused with midnight Tibet/Nepal earthquake) had magnitude of 5.9 in the border of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces. The quake was felt strongly in the county seat of Deqen, Xinhua reported. Earthquake also triggered landslides, which blocked the traffic from Deqen to Benzilan in China.   Update 06:15 A.M. According to t

Mauritius storm "Giovanna" now enters Madagascar

Disaster Report: Cyclone Giovanna Is Predicted To Grow To A CAT III, With Winds Between 178 To 210km/h. Landfall In Madagascar on February 13. Residents Of Madagascar Need To Prepare For Heavy Rainfall And Flooding                                              Want To Share!! Let Others Know                                           Fill this Disaster form or write in comment section below        Follow Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google +( Disaster report )                              Keep This Page Open Or Visit Later To Get Update Report Recent Natural Disasters List Click for Cyclone Giovanna Madagascar tracker Kindly leave your comments below Get updates from Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google + ( Disaster report ) Check Daily list Of Recent Natural Disasters Around The World With Detail Update Report. Click for Today's Natural Disasters List The

Typhoon Kompasu kills 11 in Philippines

October 12, 2021: Typhoon Kompasu (called "Maring" in Philippines) has claimed lives of eleven people and left seven others missing in Philippines . More than 6,500 villagers have been evacuated from flood affected areas. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), fatalities have been reported from Benguet, Cagayan and Palawan province. The Philippines' National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) was on ALERT STATUS RED since the start of the natural disaster . According to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD), Kompasu will make landfall in upper Vietnam on Wednesday or Thursday. Heavy rain is expected in Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Sakon Nakhon and Bueng Kan provinces in Thailand.