Earthquake measuring 4.7 magnitude jolts Ladakh's Kargil
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on the Richter scale struck Kargil in Ladakh at 3.37 am on Sunday. The quake struck 433 km north-northwest of Kargil. "An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter Scale hit 433km NNW of Kargil, Ladakh today at 3:37 am," said National Center for Seismology (NCS). Earlier on Thursday, another earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale had struck Kargil in Ladakh at 1.11 pm.