Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR | Noida | Amritsar | Chandigarh | Gurgaon | Jalandhar | Kashmir Valley | Ludhiana | Jaipur | Himachal parts of North India and Pakistan | Islamabad
Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Delhi and NCR, along with Punjab, Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana for several seconds on Friday night after an Earthquake jolted the entire region. There was no immediate report of loss of lives or casualties.
According to news agency ANI, “An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Amritsar, Punjab at 10.34 pm today.” Another quake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Tajikistan at 10:31 pm, as per the National Centre for Seismology.
In Afghanistan, the magnitude was 7.5 on the Richter scale and the epicentre was Faizabad. In Tajikistan, the magnitude was 6.3 on the Richter scale. As per the National Center for Seismology, the tremors took place at 10.34 pm (IST) at a depth of 10 km and 35 km SSW of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. The earthquake was of magnitude 7.5, as per the National Center for Seismology.