Strong Earthquake Tremors Felt In North India Last Night & Netizens Shared Its Videos On Twitter

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Strong Earthquake Tremors Felt In North India Last Night & Netizens Shared Its Videos On Twitter

On Tuesday evening, tremors were felt across many places in North India. This happened after a strong earthquake of 6.6 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt in Afghanistan. The depth of the earthquake was 156 Km. As the earthquake was very strong, the tremors were felt at long distances. This is why places in India’s north like Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi-NCR felt such strong tremors. 

 Earthquake Tremors In North India

 The earthquake struck northern Afghanistan, and the tremors were felt in Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, India, China, and Kyrgyzstan. People rushed out of their homes to open spaces in the evening as they felt strong tremors in Delhi NCR, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and other northern parts. 

Mobile services were disrupted as the tremors were felt in Jammu. Lucknow too felt tremors for a few seconds. The buildings were shaking, leading people to leave their homes in panic. No loss of property or life has been noted by far. 

People were seen gathering around at public parks, parks of their buildings, open grounds and other open spaces. The epicentre of this earthquake was actually found in Pakistan.  Today earthquake with a 7.7 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Pakistan, while the epicentre was found 90km away from Afghanistan.

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Twitteratis Share Video 

The incident was scary though it lasted for a few seconds. Many people captured bits and pieces of this incident on mobile cameras and posted them on Twitter after the tremors stopped. People also were seen sharing concerns on the platform for others and especially people in Afghanistan. Some people were seen sharing knowledge on how the tremors could be felt so far.

 Here are some of the videos that will actually make you quiver. 

People went to Twitter to confirm the tremors felt.

Some people were creative even in times of panic and shot slo-mo videos.

People in Srinagar too rushed out!


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