Moderate 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Honda Thathri in Jammu and Kashmir

Honda Thathri, Doda District, Jammu and Kashmir – A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted the picturesque region of Honda Thathri in the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir today. The tremors, originating from an epicenter located in the Honda Thathri area, occurred at a depth of 6 kilometers beneath the Earth's surface.
The earthquake struck at approximately 1338 hours, causing panic and alarm among residents as the ground shook for several seconds. The intensity of the quake was enough to shake buildings and disrupt normal activities in the vicinity. Witnesses reported hearing a rumbling sound accompanying the shaking, which heightened the sense of unease.

In response to the earthquake, concerned locals quickly took to social media platforms to share their experiences. Many residents reported feeling their homes sway, with household items falling off shelves and walls cracking under the stress. However, there have been no immediate reports of casualties or major damages.

Swift action was taken by the authorities in response to the situation. Emergency services and disaster management teams were mobilized to assess the impact of the earthquake and provide assistance where necessary. Rescue teams have been dispatched to the affected areas to ensure the safety of residents and evaluate any potential structural damage.

The region where the earthquake occurred is known for its seismic activity and has experienced similar tremors in the past. Experts suggest that today's earthquake may be an aftershock from previous seismic events.

Residents in the affected area are urged to stay vigilant and follow safety guidelines issued by local authorities. Precautions such as securing heavy furniture, staying away from windows, and taking cover under sturdy furniture during an earthquake are recommended.

Updates on the situation and any potential aftershocks will be provided as new information becomes available. Local authorities, in coordination with seismic experts, are closely monitoring the situation to ensure the safety and well-being of the residents in the affected region.

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