The epicenter of the earthquake was in Afghanistan, the earth shook for more than a minute from Islamabad to New Delhi

The epicenter of the earthquake was in Afghanistan, the earth shook for more than a minute from Islamabad to New Delhi


Earthquake In Many Countries: Earthquake tremors were felt in many countries including India on Tuesday (February 21) night. Earth shook for more than a minute from Islamabad to New Delhi. According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicenter of the earthquake was in Faizabad, Afghanistan. The intensity of the earthquake was measured at 6.6 on the Richter scale.

According to the International Seismological Center, earthquake tremors were felt in 9 countries – India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, China, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan.

People gave such reactions about the earthquake

People in Delhi-NCR told that they felt the tremors of the earthquake at around 10.15 pm. According to news agency ANI, Neha, a resident of Delhi’s Khan Market, said about the earthquake, “I was sleeping when I felt it, I came out with my mother and dog. People from the entire colony are already Were outside. The tremors were felt for a long time.” Similar reactions were given by the residents of Lajpat Nagar and other areas.

Amidst the reports of earthquake, the rumor of a building tilting in Delhi’s Shakarpur area also spread. Reportedly the fire department was informed about the tilting of the building. A volunteer said that there was no damage to the building.

Photos, videos and reactions of people have come to the fore regarding the earthquake from Punjab. People in Amritsar and Bathinda shared their experiences about the tremors.

This was the effect of earthquake in Pakistan

The Pakistan Meteorological Department tweeted that the epicenter of the earthquake was 180 kilometers deep in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. The impact of the earthquake was seen in many parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab province. According to Pakistani media, panic broke out in the markets of Rawalpindi due to fear. At the same time, Dawn quoted the news agency AFP as saying that people in Rawalpindi came out of their homes and started repeating verses from the holy book Quran. Similar scenes were seen in Islamabad, Lahore and other cities.

Don has posted a video on social media, in which a huge crowd of frightened people is seen in the markets and on the streets. A building seems to be shaking. Ceiling fan is shaking.

Five injured in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa roof collapse

In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, at least five members of a family were injured after the roof of a house collapsed in Swabi, according to the Pakistani news website Tribune. At the same time, the Bahrain-Kalam road was obstructed due to the landslide caused by the earthquake.

According to reports, large parts of South Asia are seismically active. A tectonic plate known as the ‘Indian Plate’ is pushing the northern part towards the Eurasian Plate.

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