Earthquake in Delhi-NCR today: Tremors felt in national capital, Noida
Earthquake in Delhi-NCR: The national capital region was hit by a major earthquake on Tuesday afternoon and tremors were felt in New Delhi, Noida, Chandigarh and Kashmir.
Earthquake in Delhi-NCR: The national capital region was hit by a major earthquake on Tuesday afternoon. The termors were felt in different regions of the national capital region including New Delhi and Noida. The mangnitude of this earthquake is yet to be confirmed but is expected to be on the higher side. The earthquake was confirmed by news agency ANI through a tweet.
It has been reported that tremors were also felt in Chandigarh, Kashmir as well as several towns in Pakistan, including Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtun region. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) has confirmed that the magnitude of earthquake was 6.1. The epicentre of the earthquake is reported to be 173 km North West of Lahore, Pakistan.
— EMSC (@LastQuake) September 24, 2019
"Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 at Richter scale strikes 173 km North West of Lahore, Pakistan," EMSC said. There have been no reports of any loss of life or property from the quake. Similar tremors were also reported from varioues cities of Pakistan. As soon as the regions were hit by the earthquake, many users even took to social media to share videos and images of the same.
Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on:24-09-2019, 16:31:58 IST, Lat:32.9 N & Long: 73.7 E, Depth: 40 Km, Region: Pakistan - India (J & K ) Border region pic.twitter.com/tH6RDjGuxD
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) September 24, 2019
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)'s reading was different to that of EMSC said an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the Pakistan-India border region at around 4:30 pm.
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