Mild Tremors felt in North India, including Delhi, after quake in Tajikistan

Aaron Brown
May 12, 2018

Quake of magnitude 6.4 struck Tajikistan, near Afghan border, United States Geological Survey said on Wednesday. Tremors were also felt in Kashmir Valley and parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh at 10:41:45.750 UTC.

"Mild tremors have been recorded in several parts of North india, inckluding Delhi, " IMD officials said.

A medium-intensity quake struck in parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, causing panic among the residents across Kashmir.

He added that Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border was the epicenter of the natural disaster. The second quake has been felt around 3:40 pm and the depth of the natural disaster is said to be recorded at 97 kms, according to the Meteorological department. In some areas, panic-stricken people rushed out of buildings and vehicles into open spaces.

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Omer Mohammadi, a spokesman for Afghanistan's disaster management authority, said two small children were injured when their home collapsed and one of them was listed in critical condition.

The natural disaster magnitude was recorded to be 5.6 on the Richter scale. "The epicentre of the tremor was in the Afghanistan-Tajakistan region".

There were no immediate reports of any casualties. According to reports, the quake shook buildings in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, putting people into a panic situation.

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