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Earthquake strikes India, 6.1 richter scale temblor’s epicenter in Hindukush region

Earthquake strikes India, 6.1 richter scale temblor’s epicenter in Hindukush region
Written by Karu Cheema

Several northern parts of India were struck by mid-level 6.1 Richter scale intensity earthquake forcing people to move out of their homes and offices as a part of precautionary measure. EMSC reported epicenter in Hindukush region of Afghanistan, originating at 180 KM depth. Several parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan were also affected by the temblor. Till now no casualty has been reported and any major structural damages have also been ruled out. Mild nature of the quake’s intensity has been attributed to high level of depth origin by seismologist.

Jammu Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh are among the states where intensity was prominent. HinduKush region lately has been epicenter of several eartquakes affecting Indo-Pak-Afghansitan region. Tremors were felts between 12.20-12.40 PM IST.

January 31st 2018 earthquake affecting India, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Coincidentally, today lunar eclipse will be visible and some astrologers have started speculations about the co-incidence and relation to astrology. In india, including Assam, Meghalaya, Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and North-Eastern India Chandra Grahan will start from 5:19 pm to  8:43 pm IST. According to astrologers, Ashleesha constellation or cancer sun sign will get affected during the duration and caution has been advised.

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Karu Cheema

In the depth of the world seeking opinions and lot more, I found my passion in these thoughts, The world is simple word bringing us profound touch locked in the world of words. Was born with soulful passion of becoming a writer, having seek this career is best side of me. I am looking forward to light up this world through the words that can touch everyone's mindfulness.

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