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Delhi and North India experience tremors due to 5.4 magnitude earthquake today

Delhi hit with earthquake of 5.4 magnitude on Tuesday. Photo Credit: Google
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Delhi: Delhi NCR felt earthquake tremors on Tuesday afternoon alerting everyone. Along with Delhi, many parts of North India felt the quake on June 13. As per reports, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.4 and it happened 30km southeast of Kishtwar which is located in Jammu and Kashmir. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported this. As per EMSC, the quake was at a depth of 60 km (37.28 miles) whereas the epicentre of the earthquake was 99 km away from north of Pathankot in Punjab.

NO damage or injuries reported

On Tuesday afternoon, around 1:30 p.m. people felt a shake and started panicking. Many people started to get out of their home or any shelter that they were under. However, the earthquake did not cause any damage to any property. Also no injuries were reported immediately and have not been reported so far. This is the second earthquake in a day. Earlier today, there was a earthquake of very little magnitude of around 3.7 in Myanmar. This was reported by the National Centre for Seismology NSC.

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The NCS had reported that the earthquake hit parts of Myanmar on around (IST) and the depth of the quake was recorded to be 10 kilometres. NCS tweeted saying that, “Earthquake of Magnitude:3.7, Occurred on 13-06-2023, 02:53:06 IST, Lat: 26.31 & Long: 95.20, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Myanmar.” Myanmar had been hit by an earthquake on May 31st and it was of magnitude 5.7.

Cyclone Biparjoy

This earthquake comes at a time when the west and the north are getting ready for cyclone Biparjoy. Powerful wind in Northern India specifically Mumbai has caused inconvenience for many. Due to the strong winds, a tree fell on a car recently. As per report, Gujarat’s Kutch as well as Jamnagar will be affected by the cyclone the most. Indian Meteorological Department IMD has issued alert for people living near the coastal regions of Gujarat. Some parts of Pakistan will also be affected due to the upcoming cyclone. It is being expected that it will hit the areas in this week itself.

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