NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Today 26th Oct 2015 Earthquake Of Magnitude 7.7 Hits Delhi Punjab North India Epicentre In Afghanistan : Today i.e on 26th October 2015 Earthquake Of Magnitude 7.7 took place in North India regions like Delhi, Punjab, haryana, Utrakhand, and many more parts of India. The Epicenter of Earthquake was Afghanistan. Tremors felt in NCR for at least 1 whole minute. 7.7 magnitude quake strikes Hindukush region in Afghanistan 210 km deep.
Today 26th Oct 2015 Earthquake Of Magnitude 7.7 Hits Delhi Punjab India
The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has put the quake magnitude at 7.7.
An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Afghanstan, Pakistan and northern India on Monday.
The quake measured 7.5 on the Richter scale with an epicentre at Hindukush region in Afghanistan.
Delhi Metro halted its services after strong tremors shook Delhi.
Reports said that phone lines were down in Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar.
Besides the national capital, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh were also jolted by strong tremors.
The US Geological Survey said the epicentre lay 45 km south-southwest of Jarm in Afghanistan, around 240 km from capital Kabul. It put the intensity at 7.7 on the Richter scale.
Tremors were felt in most parts of the state, however, there were no immediate reports of any loss to human life or property.
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