North India Rocked as 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Tajikistan

Published: 07th December 2015 02:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2015 02:36 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Mild tremors were felt in parts of northern India as a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Tajikistan on Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and New Delhi felt the tremors and Pakistan reportedly too was affected. “At around 1:20 am an earthquake struck Tajikistan and the tremors were felt in north India,” Seismologist JL Gautam told ANI.

The epicentre was located 109km west of Murghob in Tajikistan, according to US Geological Survey. Building shook and people were seen evacuating from their offices to safety.


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