Earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hits Leh

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New Delhi (NVI): An earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Leh of the Union Territory of Ladakh in the wee hours today, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

The epicentre of the earthquake was somewhere 174km east of Leh.

“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,” the NCS tweeted.

However, there were no reports of injuries or damage to the property as a result of the earthquake.

Earlier on September 26, an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale hit the Union Territory of Ladakh.

-RJV