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Earthquake strikes Haryana, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 08 February 2019, 07:20 PM
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An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.9 jolted Haryana on Friday afternoon. Mild tremors were also felt in and around Delhi-NCR. According to Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the quake was Mahendragarh district in Haryana and occurred around 1.53 pm. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

On Tuesday evening, a powerful 5.6 magnitude earthquake jolted Delhi-NCR, parts of north India and Jammu and Kashmir. The tremors were also felt in parts of Pakistan. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department’s National Seismic Monitoring Centre in Islamabad, the earthquake took place at a depth of 104 kilometres North East of Muzaffarabad at a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter scale. The tremors were also felt in Pakistan's Sargodha, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Muzaffarabad, Malakand, Mianwali, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Nowshera, Swat, Pind Dadan Khan, Balakot, Peshawar, Chilas, Bajaur and adjoining regions.

On Saturday, tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, parts of Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, and northern Pakistan after a powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude hit the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Tremors were also felt in parts of Haryana, Punjab, Lahore, Multan and Islamabad and in Upper Dir, Nowshera, Swat and surrounding areas in Pakistan. The epicentre of the earthquake was the Hindukush Mountains in Afghanistan. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the epicentre of the quake was in Pakistan and it occurred at 5:34 PM. There were no immediate reports of loss of lives or property, they said

First Published: Friday, February 08, 2019 07:18 PM
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