China: China's Shandong province shaken by earthquake, many buildings collapsed, 10 people injured

Pankaj Prasad
Earthquake in Shandong province in China
Earthquake in Shandong province in China

Earthquake tremors have been felt in Shandong province of China.

Earthquake tremors have been felt in Shandong province of China. Tremors of 5.5 magnitude earthquake have been felt in Pingyuan County of Dezhou City. The China Earthquake Networks Center said the tremors were felt at 2:30 a.m. local time on Sunday.

Many buildings damaged due to earthquake

According to media reports, several buildings were damaged due to the earthquake, in which at least 10 people were injured. The epicenter was 26 km south of Dezhou city at a depth of 10 km. Let us inform that earlier on Saturday, an earthquake of 5.8 Richter scale intensity was also felt in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was the Hindu Kush region. No damage was reported in the earthquake in Afghanistan.

Earthquake tremors felt in Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake tremors were also felt in India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The magnitude of the tremors on the Richter scale was 4.7. The epicenter of the earthquake was the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. There is no news of any major damage in the tremors.

Let us tell you that this year the world has seen the devastation caused by the earthquake in Turkey. The severe earthquake that occurred in Turkey on February 6 caused great devastation and killed more than 44 thousand people in Turkey and Syria. There 80 thousand people were injured. Through this earthquake, both the countries have suffered loss of billions of dollars. This loss is equal to four percent of Turkey's GDP.