6.3 magnitude quake shakes north India, epicentre in Pakistan

"The epicentre was near the India-Pakistan border. The closest big city to the epicentre is Rawalpindi (in Pakistan's Punjab province)," said J L Gautam, head of operations at the NCS.

Saima Siddiqui
Published on: 24 Sep 2019 11:54 AM GMT
6.3 magnitude quake shakes north India, epicentre in Pakistan
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New Delhi: A 6.3 magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Pakistan shook several parts of north India, including the Delhi-NCR region, on Tuesday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

There was no report of any loss of life or property following the quake at 4.33 pm, officials said.

"The epicentre was near the India-Pakistan border. The closest big city to the epicentre is Rawalpindi (in Pakistan's Punjab province)," said J L Gautam, head of operations at the NCS.

People rushed out of their homes and offices in panic in several places, including in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana.

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(PTI)

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