The tremors were felt in Delhi and other adjoining states in North India around 1.25 am. In India, tremors were felt in the National Capital Region (NCR) and also in parts of Kashmir, including Srinagar. The natural disaster shook many buildings of Tajikistan as far as the Indian capital city Delhi and in Pakistan, many witnesses and the USA geographical centre told. There were no immediate reports of destruction or casualties. The earthquake’s epicenter was located 109 kilometers (68 miles) west of Murghob, Tajikistan and 133 kilometers (83 miles) northeast of Khorugh, Tajkistan. A 7.4 magnitude natural disaster in the Central Pamir Mountains killed nearly 100 people in 1911 and triggered a massive landslide that blocked the Murghab River. No damages has so far been reported to the PDMA, he added. Russian military bases in Tajikistan were not affected, the RIA news agency has reported. An quake of severe intensity jolted different parts of Pakistan including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar Swat, Nowshera, Abbotabad, Gilgit and Malakand Division on Monday.
2015 Kashmir Despatch