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Mild Earthquake Of Magnitude 3.9 Rattles Ladakh And Jammu And Kashmir, No Casualties Reported

While no casualties or property damage were reported, the brevity and enigmatic nature of the tremor have sparked curiosity among experts, prompting further investigation into its origins.

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In a tranquil yet unexpected occurrence, a mild tremor with a magnitude of 3.9 gently shook the regions of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, as announced by the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). Fortunately, no casualties or property damages have been reported, reassuring the residents of the affected areas.

The seismic event took place precisely at 10:23 am, providing a fleeting moment of surprise before vanishing into the ether. According to the NCS, the earthquake persisted for only a few fleeting seconds, leaving onlookers intrigued by the brevity of its presence.

Delving into the specifics, the quake originated at a depth of 10 kilometers beneath the earth's surface, nestled at the coordinates of 35.64 degrees north latitude and 76.62 degrees east longitude. The epicenter of this gentle tremor was situated within the captivating landscapes of Ladakh, a testament to the region's geological diversity.

(With PTI Inputs)

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