6.3 Quake In Pakistan, Tremors Felt In North India
The earthquake damaged houses and buildings in Mirpur, while several cars fell into the deep cracks on the roads.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the Pakistan-India border region at around 4:30 pm.
Really strong earthquake near Mirpur AK pic.twitter.com/k06e4p051Y— Usman Majeed (@UBMajeed) September 24, 2019
The epicenter of the earthquake was reported to be in Pakistan. "European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC): Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 at Richter scale strikes 173 km North West of Lahore, Pakistan," ANI reported.
Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on:24-09-2019, 16:31:58 IST, Lat:32.9 N & Long: 73.7 E, Depth: 40 Km, Region: Pakistan - India (J & K ) Border region pic.twitter.com/tH6RDjGuxD— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) September 24, 2019
Tremors were felt in Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Peshawar, along with other cities.
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC): Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 at Richter scale strikes 173 km North West of Lahore, Pakistan. https://t.co/tKPY2lK3dk— ANI (@ANI) September 24, 2019