New Delhi, February 12: Severe earthquake jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Friday night. Tremors were felt in several parts of north India including Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Punjab and Uttarakhand. "An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Amritsar, Punjab at 10:34pm today, said the National Centre for Seismology. Earthquake in Rajasthan: Quake of Magnitude 4.3 Hits 420 km Northwest of Bikaner.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Tajikistan at 10:31 pm as well. The epicentre of the earthquake was reportedly in Tajikistan . As of now there have been no reports of any damage. More details still awaited. Earthquake in South Pacific: Tsunami Confirmed After 7.7-Magnitude Quake Jolts Coasts of Vanuatu Near New Caledonian; Australia on High Alert.
Update by ANI:
People rushed out of their homes as they felt quick tremors. No immediate casualties or damage to property has been reported. More details are awaited.