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Earthquake in North India; epicentre in Hindukush

Mild Tremors Were Felt In Delhi NCR And In Certain Parts Of North India. The Frequency Recorded In Surat Showed A Richter Scale Measure Of 3.2. According To Reports, The Epicentre Of The Earthquake Was Hindukush Afghanistan

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 10 Apr 2016, 04:47:32 PM

New Delhi:

Mild tremors were felt in Delhi NCR and in certain parts of North India. The frequency recorded in Surat showed a Richter scale measure of 3.2. The epicentre of the earthquake was in Hindukush, Afghanistan with a richter scale of 6.2. Also, massive tremors were felt in the part of Pakistan.

The earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, was 248 km north of Peshawar. The tremors occurred at 4:00 PM and people in the national capital region rushed out of their homes.

However, there was no report of any loss of life or damage to property till the last reports came in. Strong inputs were felt in the state of Kashmir. (Also read. 6.6 Earthquake in Pakistan: Here are some tips to remain safe)

Delhi Metro were also put on halt following the attack. (CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE STORY)

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First Published : 10 Apr 2016, 04:13:00 PM

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