Delhi-NCR and several parts of northern India experienced tremors from an earthquake on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake was 5.7 and originated 30 kilometers southeast of Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir.
Magnitude and Location Details
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 kilometers (37.28 miles).
The quake’s epicenter was situated 99 kilometers north of Pathankot in Punjab, as reported by the EMSC.
Time of Occurrence
The tremors were felt around 1:30 pm local time, causing a momentary disruption in the affected areas.
No Damage or Casualties Reported
Fortunately, there have been no reports of significant damage to property or loss of lives from the earthquake thus far.
The authorities are actively monitoring the situation and ensuring the safety of residents.
Stay Vigilant and Prepared
In light of the recent earthquake, Delhi and northern India residents must remain vigilant and prepared.
Earthquakes can occur without warning, and it is important to take necessary precautions to ensure personal safety and the safety of others.
The concerned authorities, including the local disaster management agencies, closely monitor the situation.
They are prepared to respond swiftly in case of any emergency or escalation.
Public awareness campaigns and safety drills will be conducted to educate people on earthquake preparedness.
The earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 that struck Delhi and several parts of northern India has caused temporary panic among residents.
However, no significant damage or casualties have been reported so far.
Everyone needs to stay informed, prepared and follow the instructions of local authorities in order to respond to such natural calamities effectively.