New Delhi: Earthquakes tremors were felt in Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur. Around 10.18 p.m., there were minor earthquake tremors and they were felt in Sikar and Fatehpur as well. The earthquake’s shocks were felt for roughly 5-8 seconds. Tremors from the earthquake were felt in several states, including Delhi, Rajasthan, and Haryana, and a number of locations, including Sikar Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan’s Shekhawati district.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter Scale hit 133km SSE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan today at 10:17 pm IST: National Centre for Seismology pic.twitter.com/7Wt71qf0rf
— ANI (@ANI) March 21, 2023

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region on Tuesday night, causing strong tremors in regions of north India, including Delhi-NCR. Residents fled houses in fear as the earthquake struck northern India about 10.20 p.m. Tremors were felt strongly in Haryana, Punjab, and Rajasthan. There were no reports of casualties or property damage at the time. According to the National Institute for Seismology, the 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 133 kilometers southeast of Fayzabad in Afghanistan.

These tremors have also been reported in Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and other parts of Northern India. Right after the tremors, social media was flooded with earthquake memes. Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Jammu & Kashmir.

The vibrations were so intense that the ceiling fans and chandeliers moved. According to reports, the earthquake’s epicentre occurred near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border. J&K People in Srinagar rush out of their houses as strong tremors of earthquake felt in several parts of north India.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter Scale hit 133km SSE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan today at 10:17 pm IST: National Centre for Seismology pic.twitter.com/7Wt71qf0rf
— ANI (@ANI) March 21, 2023

The maximum intensity of the earthquake has yet to be confirmed. An earthquake of a Richter magnitude of 7.0 or greater, on the other hand, is considered more dangerous than usual.

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