An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 striked the Fayzabad city of Afghanistan on Sunday morning. Powerful tremors due to the earthquake were felt in parts of Pakistan such as Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Islamabad and also in Indian regions like J&K, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi NCR.
National Center for Seismology shares update on earthquake
"Earthquake of Magnitude:5.2, Occurred on 28-05-2023, 11:19:55 IST, Lat: 36.56 & Long: 71.13, Depth: 220 Km ,Location: Afghanistan," said National Center for Seismology (NCS) in a tweet.
Earthquakes reported in Palghar a day ago
Two earthquakes were felt in Talasari taluka on Saturday in a span of 15 minutes. The first earthquake measuring 3.3 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt in Talasari talukas of Palghar district at 5.15 pm today. The epicentre of this earthquake was near Ghadane which is near Shree Mahalaxmi Temple at a depth of 8 km. The second earthquake measuring 3.5 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt near Kandarwadi in Talasari at 5.28 pm at a depth of 5 km.
Although the earthquakes took residents by surprise, no major damages were reported. The tremors were also felt in the neighboring Dahanu Talukas. People evacuated their houses and experienced the moderate intensity of the earthquakes. No loss of life has been reported thus far.
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