Earthquake tremors were felt in New Delhi and the surrounding National Capital Region (NCR) on September 24, according to various reports.
No damage has been reported, according to CNN-News18.An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 Richter scale has hit North West of Lahore in Pakistan, news agency ANI reported quoting the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
— EMSC (@LastQuake) 24 September 2019
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) 24 September 2019
The earthquake in northern Pakistan jolted several cities, including Islamabad, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore.
Pakistan Meteorological Department's earthquake centre said the quake measured 5.8 on the Richter scale. Its depth was at 10 kilometres.
The quake was powerful and created panic as people ran out of building, eyewitnesses said.
Dunya TV reported that 50 people, including women and children, were shifted to a hospital in Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir after a building collapsed following the earthquake.
Several cities including Skardu, Kohat, Charsadda, Kasur, Faisalabad, Gujrat, Sialkot, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Chitral, Malakand, Multan, Shangla, Okara, Nowshera, Attock and Jhang felt the tremor.(With PTI inputs).