Earthquake of Magnitude 7.7 Hits North India & Several Parts Of South Asia
Tremors of Very high intensity was felt in the Pakistan-Afghanistan & North India region at 2:40 pm.Tremors lasted for over a minute.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the earthquake was Hindu Kush Afghanistan and measured 7.7 on the Richter Scale, these strong tremors were felt in Pakistan and Afghanistan as well.
As soon as people felt the mild tremors they started spreading the news via twitter and facebook.
First time I've rushed out after the earthquake of 2005.
— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) October 26, 2015
— Rajiv K Khandelwal (@rkkhandelwal54) October 26, 2015
— Rumana (@RumanaNazarali) October 9, 2015
So far no loss of life and property has been reported from anywhere in the national capital region and neighbouring cities.