6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes north India
There was no report of any loss of life or property following the quake at 4.33 pm.
— Rahul Awesome Abhishek (@rahul2996) September 24, 2019
"The epicentre was near the India-Pakistan border. The closest big city to the epicentre is Rawalpindi (in Pakistan's Punjab province)," J L Gautam, head of operations at the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) was quoted by Indian media as saying.
J L Gautam, Director operations, National Centre for Seismology: The epicentre of the earthquake was around Pakistan-India (J&K) border. It measured 6.3 on the Richter Scale. We felt it in Delhi too. Tremors were felt in Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir too. pic.twitter.com/LchuhbVq8k
— ANI (@ANI) September 24, 2019
People rushed out of their homes and offices in panic in several places, including in New Delhi, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana.
— sumit singh adhikari (@AdhikariSumit) September 24, 2019
The Pakistani cities where the tremors, which lasted for 8-10 seconds, were felt included Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi. Sialkot, Sargodha, Mansehra, Gujrat, Chitral, Malakand, Multan, Shangla, Bajaur, Swat, Sahiwal, Rahim Yar Khan and Mirpur.
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