The sharp tremors of the earthquake were felt in PoK this evening at 4.35 pm. The magnitude of the earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded at 6.3. The whole of North India also shivered with such a heavy water. The epicenter of the earthquake is being reported in the Jatlan area of PoK, which is close to Mirpur. According to initial reports, the earthquake in PoK has caused a lot of devastation. There are reports of 5 deaths and 50 injuries. Roads have been torn from the middle there. The vehicles overturned.
Jammu and Kashmir Police DGP Dilbag Singh has said that at present no damage is reported in the state due to the earthquake. The tremors were also felt in Delhi-NCR. After the earthquake, panic spread among the people and people moved out of their offices and homes. Earthquake tremors have been felt in Delhi as well as Kashmir. People are badly scared of earthquake.
The magnitude of the earthquake has been measured 6.3 on the Richter scale, its center is being reported near the Jatlan of PoK. This place was about 173 km from Lahore. Earthquake tremors have also been felt at different places in Haryana, Punjab, Delhi, Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh.
Earthquake tremors have also been felt in Amritsar, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Gurdaspur in Punjab. At the same time earthquake tremors have also been felt in Haryana Gurugram. Earthquake tremors have also been felt in Ghaziabad and Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh.
According to initial reports, there is no information of loss of life or property from the earthquake. The epicenter of the earthquake is being described as the Jatlan area of PoK. Due to the proximity of this area, the impact of earthquake has been felt more in Jammu and Kashmir.
Earlier in 2005, there was a similar earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir. There was a lot of loss in Kashmir. At that time there was a 7.6 scale earthquake, in which many people died.