range termed as "mild")
the Kashmir Valley in
Jammu & Kashmir, India,
on 1 March 2008 at 00:10 AM
local time. It had a magnitude of Mb=3.8
and was felt in parts of the Valley resulting in one death.
This earthquake was centred 4.0 kms E of
Lilahar (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
6 kms NW of Awantipur (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
17 kms E of Qasba Nagum (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
19 kms E of Sheikh-ul-Alam International,
Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
17.9 kms SE of Shankaracharya, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
20 kms SSW of Hazratbal, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
30 kms NNW of Anantnag (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
31 kms SSE of Gulmarg (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
55.7 kms ESE of Gulmarg (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
90 kms NE of Rajauri (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
98.4 kms NNE of Riasi (Jammu & Kashmir), India,
140 kms NNW of Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir), India.
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At 22-year old man person died of cardiac arrest at
Chandgam in the Pulwama area. Tremors
were felt in much of the Kashmir Valley,
including in Srinagar sending people outdoors in panic.
This was the second tremor to be felt in the Valley within the
span of a week. Earlier on 25 February 2008, a magnitude 3.9
earthquake occurred near Gulmarg at 12:55 PM IST. This tremor was
distinctly felt at Shupiyan, sending many people running outdoors
in panic. On 6 March, a magnitude Mb=4.2 tremor, centred near Magam,
was felt at Srinagar and in other parts of the Valley at 04:27:13 AM
IST (22:57:13 UTC). Two tremors, that originated outside the
Kashmir Valley region, were experienced
at Srinagar and in other parts of the Kashmir
Valley on 1 March 2008. The earthquakes, a Mb=4.3 at 14:10 IST and
a Mb=4.5 at 14:52 IST were centred in the Karakoram Mountains in
the vicinity of Rakaposhi and Nanga Parbat Peaks respectively.
Meteorological Department (IMD), New Delhi, India.
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