Sat. Feb 24th, 2024

New Delhi- Tremors have been felt in Delhi-NCR on late Monday as a robust earthquake jolted China’s Xinjiang.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:7.2, Occurred on 22-01-2024, 23:39:11 IST, Lat: 40.96 & Long: 78.30, Depth: 80 Km, Location: Southern Xinjiang, China, ” the National Center for Seismology stated on X.

The US Geological Survey, which estimated the depth of the quake at 7 on the Richter Scale, stated that it occurred 129 km west by nortthwest of China’s Aykol, and neighbouring Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, and Kazakhstan have been additionally impacted.

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck southern Xinjiang earlier on Monday too, reviews stated.

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