Earthquake rocks J&K

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU/SRINAGAR, Feb 12:In a major seismic development this evening, strong tremors were felt in Jammu and Kashmir with several houses damaged across the Valley.
However, there were no reports of any major damage in Jammu region.
Strong tremors were felt in Kashmir with people rushing out of their homes for safety in sub-zero temperatures. These were strong tremors since 2005 in Kashmir when hundreds of people died on both sides of the Line of Control in Kashmir.
Sources said a high intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit Delhi NCR and several other parts of North India on Friday night.
According to the National Centre for Sesimology, the epicentre of the quake was Amritsar.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km at 10.34 pm, it added.
However, there were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property.