At 4.32 Pm, on Tuesday 24th September 2019, an earthquake occurred in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (POK). The tremors of the disaster were felt in several parts of North India including the national capital Deli.
Measuring at a 6.3 on Richter scale, the epicentre of the quake is supposedly located somewhere in POK. As reported by United States Geological Survey, the diameter of the epicentre was 140 km from Srinagar, J&K at a depth of 10 km.
Further, as per the co-ordinates released by the US agency, the precise location of the epicentre is in New Mirpur city in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
The tremors of the earthquake were felt in several parts of North India including Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Kashmir, some parts of Himachal. Apart from this, the earthquake has been reportedly sent tremor to several towns in Pakistan, including Islamabad, Lahore and Khyber Pakhtun region.
After the earthquake, the twitter was soon flooded with the pictures & videos of the disaster, and affected buildings and vehicles.
Indian Meteorology Department’s Tweet:
A series of tweets by this guy showing destruction in Mirpur, POK