Earthquake Jolts Jammu and Kashmir, Tremors felt in Delhi NCR

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  • Earthquake centred in Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region.
  • Jolts were also felt in Delhi, Noida and Jammu Kashmir.
  • National Centre for Seismology tweeted details about the earthquake.

New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude and at a depth of 181 km occurred at 9.45 am Saturday in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region.Tremors were felt in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and nearby cities.

The quake was reported 259 km northeast of Kabul in Afghanistan, 317 km southeast of Dushanbe in Tajikistan, 346 km north-northwest of Islamabad in Pakistan, and 395 km northwest of Gulmarg and 422 km northwest of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, according to the National Centre for Seismology. People also felt the tremors of the earthquake in Noida of Delhi-NCR region.So far no loss of lives and materials is reported.

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