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    6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes north India, epicentre Amritsar

    6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes north India, epicentre Amritsar

    6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes north India, epicentre Amritsar
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    By CNBC-TV18  IST (Updated)

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    A 6.1 magnitude earthquake with its epicentre near Amritsar shook northern states, including the Delhi-NCR region, on Friday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

    A 6.1 magnitude earthquake with its epicentre near Amritsar shook northern states, including the Delhi-NCR region, on Friday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.
    There was no immediate report of any loss of life or property due to the quake which occurred at a depth of 10 km at 10.34 pm.
    Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh tweeted that no reports of any damage in Amritsar or any other parts of Punjab was reported due to the quake.
    "Top officials of Punjab police and local administration are keeping a close watch on the situation. Praying for everyone's safety," the tweet said.
    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal prayed for the safety of everyone in the region. "Tremors felt in Delhi. Praying for everyone's safety," Kejriwal said in a tweet.
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