Tremors have been reported in J&K and the Delhi-NCR area. After a 5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border1 min read
Tremors rattled Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi-NCR, and other locations early Saturday when an earthquake with an epicentre near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border was recorded.
The earthquake had a value of 5.7 on the Richter scale and occurred near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, according to the National Centre of Seismology. The earthquake occurred around 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, according to reports.
Officials have not yet reported any deaths or property damage. Residents of J&K, on the other hand, have reported damage to the pinnacle of the shrine at Charar-e-Sharif. A formal declaration on the subject is anticipated.
In other events, a 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck Gujarat’s Kutch area on Friday morning, although there were no reports of casualties or property damage, according to officials. Its epicentre was close to Rapar settlement.
‘A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was registered at 10.16 a.m. on Friday, with its epicentre 16 kilometres south-southeast (SSW) near Rapar in Kutch’. It was detected at a depth of 19.1 km, according to a statement from Gandhinagar’s Institute of Seismological Research (ISR).
According to the state disaster management organisation, the Kutch district is located in a “very high-risk seismic zone”. In 2001, the area was devastated by a severe earthquake.