Delhi: Earthquake tremors were felt in many parts of Delhi, including NCR region, and Pakistan on Tuesday evening. According to reports, tremors were also felt in other Northern states such as Punjab, Chandigarh and some parts of Jammu & Kashmir.

Initially, it was suggested that the origin of the tremors could have been Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, an independent scientific organisation that provides information on earthquake, tweeted:

M5.5 #earthquake (#भूकंप) strikes 81 km SE of #Rāwalpindi (#Pakistan) 19 min ago.

Many people on Twitter, including from Pakistan, posted about the strong tremors that were felt in their areas.

Bhartendhu Sharma

A journalist by profession who has been into reporting from four years. Bhartendu Sharma has worked across all the three mediums -- Online, Print and Television. Previously, he has worked with PageScoop media (a Delhi-based website). Later, Bhartendu moved to Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, where he covered many national and International sports tournament. While at DC, he also went to Singapore to cover UFC bout.

Apart from that, he has covered Lok Sabha 2019 elections in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal while working for Tiranga TV. He has also reported on prominent cases of crime & courts during his stint with the TV channel which featured top journalists like Karan Thapar, Barkha Dutt.

Bhartendu loves traveling and capture world in his lens. In the past, he has also made few documentaries related to human interest.

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