There is a possibility of heavy damage to India-Tajikistan due to tremors in India
New Delhi Date. Saturday, February 05, 2022
Local people on the border of Afghanistan and Tajikistan experienced a strong earthquake on Saturday morning. According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicenter of the quake was reported at 9:45 am on Saturday with a magnitude of 5.7 on the Richter scale.
Although the epicenter of the quake was reported to be below the bottom of the Indian Ocean, no tsunami warning was issued. Extreme levels of flood risk were declared in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. However, no casualties have been reported so far.
People in Delhi-NCR felt the tremors for about 15-20 seconds. The earthquake affected people at many places in Delhi NCR and Jammu and Kashmir. People in Noida also experienced the earthquake. The earthquake also affected several districts of Jammu.
epicenter of the earthquake in Afghanistan
Although the epicenter of the quake was reported to be below the epicenter in Afghanistan, no tsunami warning was issued. The earthquake affected Kashmir, Punjab and Delhi and its epicenter was reported in the Hindu Kush mountains of Afghanistan.
An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale hit the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region at 9:45 am today: National Center for Seismology pic.twitter.com/74f7Qrj10T
— ANI (@ANI) February 5, 2022