Delhi Earthquake Now : On Tuesday, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan, causing widespread panic and forcing residents to flee their homes. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the quake was in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region, with a depth of 180 kilometers. The quake was also felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Jhelum, Sheikhupura, Swat, Noeshera, Multan, Swat, Shangla, and other places.
Reports suggest that there has been no loss of life or property so far, but the earthquake has caused significant damage in the affected areas. Television footage showed people running out of their homes and buildings in a state of panic.
The earthquake not only jolted parts of Pakistan, but it was also felt in northern India, including the earthquake felt now Delhi-NCR. Reports indicate that the tremors were also felt in India, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, China, Afghanistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
Earthquakes are relatively common in Pakistan, and the deadliest quake in the country’s history occurred in 2005, killing more than 74,000 people.
The German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) has reported that the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8 and struck the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan. Strong tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, with reports of people rushing out of their houses for safety.
The situation is currently being monitored, and people in the affected areas are advised to stay calm and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety.