Breaking News: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Northern India, Pakistan

Breaking News: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Northern India, Pakistan
Hindukush Mountains (from Google Earth)
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A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Northern parts of India and Pakistan on Monday.


The earthquake hit major areas of Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Kohat and Malakand. The tremors were also felt in New Delhi, according to The Straits Times.

The epicenter is at the Afghan-Pak border. Some other reports say the epicenter is in the Hindukush mountains. According to Twitter users, the tremors lasted for a couple of minutes. Pamirtimes posted a photo of a building that cracked due to the powerful shaking.

Twitter user, @AnasMallick posted a photo of a glacier falling off.

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There are no casualties as of press time. See the death toll and updates in this earthquake report.

Editor’s note: We will update this page as soon as more details are available. An earlier version of this story stated that the earthquake was a 7.7 magnitude one.

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