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6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Punjab, tremors felt in Delhi

 No casualties or damage to properties have been reported so far.

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An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit Punjab on Friday night, the tremors of which were felt in the national capital and its adjoining areas.

According to the National Centre for Seismology of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the earthquake had its epicentre in Amritsar district and struck at 10:34 pm.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, “Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi. Praying for everyone’s safety.”

No casualties or damage to properties have been reported so far.

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