According to initial reports, around 2:45 PM around earthquake took place in North India, including some parts of the national capital region. The full extent of the damage is not known yet. earthquake was measured at 7.7 magnitude on Richter scale. From Kashmir to Delhi, the entire region felt it and people got panicked and were running out of their houses
Vineet Gahlot, the director of seismology at the Indian Meteorological Department, said the earthquake which took place in North India, including some parts of the national capital region had a magnitude of 7.5 and an epicenter deep in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. That particular location has a population of around. The density of the location is 19/Sq Km, with 330000 in a radius of 75 km.
Earthquake just now in India 26 Oct 2015 – Hits Pakistan & Afghanistan at 7.7 on Richter Scale
The Earthquake was 196 km (120 miles) deep and centered 82 km (51 miles) southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountain range. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries occurred there due to this massive Earthquake.Phone and electricity lines are currently down in Jammu and Kashmir’s capital, Srinagar.
The earthquake tremors continued for a long time. The earthquake was continued for as long as 4-5 minutes. After such shock of earthquake are expected. People are advised to seek in shelter and move out of unsafe buildings.
Check out the below video of Afganistan earthquake measuring 7.7 rocked in North India
8.1 magnitude earthquake in Islamabad. Pakistan, in some places of Afghanistan and India also A strong earthquake shook north India a little after 2.30 pm on Monday. Watch the video below
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