5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Delhi-NCR, Kashmir, And North India: Tremors Spread Panic And Concern

A powerful 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Delhi-NCR, Kashmir, and various parts of north India, triggering panic and concern among residents. The tremors, which originated 18 km away from the village of Gandoh Bhalessa in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, were felt across multiple countries, including India, Pakistan, and China. The National Center for Seismology (NCS) confirmed the earthquake's magnitude and impact.

Jammu and Kashmir experienced strong tremors as the epicenter of the earthquake was located 99 km north of Pathankot in northern India, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). The quake struck at a depth of 60 km (37.28 miles), causing significant vibrations and unsettling the region.

In Delhi, a local resident recounted their experience, stating that they felt the tremors while exiting the subway station. The individual expressed their fear and hurriedly made their way out of the station. The incident serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of earthquakes and the need for preparedness.

Authorities and rescue teams are closely monitoring the situation, ensuring the safety of residents and assessing any potential damage caused by the earthquake. As seismic activity continues to pose a threat, it is crucial for individuals to remain vigilant and follow safety protocols during such events.