3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Srinagar, tremors felt in adjoining areas
Srinagar/IBNS: A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Srinagar and nearby districts of Jammu and Kashmir including Ganderbal and Budgam, on late Tuesday night, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.
According to the NCS, the quake struck at 9.40 PM at a depth of around five km.
The epicentre of the earthquake was 11 km North-West of Srinagar.
Earthquake of Magnitude:3.6, Occurred on 22-09-2020, 21:40:29 IST, Lat: 34.15 & Long: 74.70, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: 11km NW of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, Indiafor more information https://t.co/lmHNlA9Ogw pic.twitter.com/s8hoDX68BH— National Centre for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) September 22, 2020
Panicked residents of the area rushed out of their houses as the tremors were felt.
There have been no reports of casualties or damages so far.
People took to Twitter to share their experiences of prolonged shaking of the ground.
This was scary. Hope everyone is safe. #EARTHQUAKE— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) September 22, 2020
Sit down people. It was an earthquake and guess what this time srinagar was the centre .— ہ. (@Humaira_Imtiyaz) September 22, 2020
It wasn't earthquake but Thanos landing in Srinagar. pic.twitter.com/cpRrQIxlll— Xahoor Bhat ظہور احمد (@bhat_xahoor) September 22, 2020