Earthquake In Punjab: Mild tremors were felt in some parts of Punjab including Amritsar at 3.42 am on Monday. Its intensity was measured at 4.1 Richter scale. According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the epicenter of the earthquake was in Punjab, Pakistan. The depth of the earthquake was said to be 120 km.
Earlier, due to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, its tremors were felt from Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) to Uttarakhand. This earthquake occurred 101 km east-southeast of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. The officers provided this information.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred 145km west-northwest of Amritsar, Punjab, at around 3.42am, today. The depth of the earthquake was 120 km below the ground: National Center for Seismology pic.twitter.com/c565a76ndE
— ANI (@ANI) November 14, 2022
According to Nepal’s National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, the quake was centered at 29.28 degrees north latitude and 81.20 degrees east longitude at Patadebal in Bajhang district at a depth of 10 km. This is the third earthquake in Nepal in a week, but there is no information about any loss of life or property due to this. In Bazhang district, located 460 km west of Kathmandu, it came at 7.57 pm, due to which people came out of their homes in fear. Tremors of the earthquake were felt in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and western Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli among other districts.
Noida resident Kamal Tiwari said that he felt the tremors of the earthquake for about 10 seconds. He said that these tremors were not as strong as Wednesday’s earthquake, but it scared those people. Similarly, Rajiv Chopra had reached home when he felt the tremors. Rajiv, a resident of Ghaziabad, said, “I was sitting in the room and suddenly the fans and chandeliers started shaking.” Many people shared their experiences on Twitter, sharing the picture of people gathered outside the houses in a hurry. shared.
Prior to this, an earthquake of 3.4 magnitude occurred in Uttarakhand at 4.15 pm on Saturday, whose epicenter was in Pauri Garhwal region. According to data from the National Center for Seismology, at least eight earthquakes of varying intensity have occurred between November 8 and 12 in the Himalayan region adjoining the Uttarakhand-Nepal border. Pithoragarh Disaster Management Officer BS Mahar told news agency ‘PTI’ that the epicenter of the earthquake was three kilometers away from Silang town of Nepal, but its tremors were felt in India, China and Nepal.
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