Estimated Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Strikes India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
An estimated magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck near Gujrat at 9:49 pm local time, affecting multiple countries including India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was located just 8 km from Gujrat.
The quake was felt strongly in the region and has caused significant damage to buildings and infrastructure in the affected areas. So far, there have been no reports of any casualties or injuries, but local authorities are urging people to remain cautious and stay alert for any potential aftershocks.
According to initial reports, the earthquake hit at a depth of 10 km, and its effects were felt as far away as New Delhi, which is over 400 km from the epicenter.
The authorities in the affected countries are closely monitoring the situation and have dispatched emergency response teams to the affected areas to assess the damage and provide any necessary assistance.
We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. Our thoughts are with those affected by this earthquake and their loved ones.