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Worrying? Tuesday's earthquake was 6th temblor to jolt India in March

Mar 22, 2023 10:25 AM IST

Earthquake In India: The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hindu Kush mountains, in Badakhshan, the US Geological Survey said.

At least nine people were killed and 44 injured in Pakistan by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Afghanistan late on Tuesday, news agency Reuters reported. In Afghanistan, at least two people were killed in the temblor that was felt in Pakistan, India, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan.

Earthquake In India: People gather outside their homes after tremors were felt due to an earthquake, in Noida,(PTI)
Earthquake In India: People gather outside their homes after tremors were felt due to an earthquake, in Noida,(PTI)

Read more: 11 killed, over 100 injured as 6.5 quake rattles Pakistan, Afghanistan: Updates

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The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hindu Kush mountains, in Badakhshan, the US Geological Survey said, while its depth was 180 kilometres, according to the Pakistan meteorological department noted. For India, it was the sixth jolt in just this month.

Most recent earthquakes in India whose epicentre was either in India or close are:

March 21, 2023 - 6.8 magnitude earthquake, epicentre in Afghanistan, jolted parts of India

March 12, 2023 - 4.8 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 76 km from Wangjing, Manipur

March 8, 2023 - 4.0 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 10 km depth in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

March 7, 2023 - 4.9 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 10 km depth in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

March 3, 2023 - 4.1 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 10 km depth along Arunachal Pradesh, India

March 2, 2023 - 4.0 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 10 km depth along Lobujya, Eastern region in Nepal

February 24, 2023 - 4.1 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 10 km depth in Islamabad, Pakistan

February 22, 2023 - 4.8 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 27 km depth in Jumla, Mid Western, Nepal

February 16, 2023 - 4.3 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 61 km depth along Chhatak, Sylhet, Bangladesh

February 12, 2023 - 4.0 magnitude earthquake, epicentre 65 km depth along Mangan, Sikkim, India

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