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6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan; tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, J&K

Tremors were felt in Delhi and NCR at around 12:40 pm on Wednesday that lasted for a few seconds



IANS New Delhi
Delhi and several parts of northern India experienced tremors on Wednesday following an earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.
According to the India Meteorological Department, the earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale struck at a depth of 190 km in the Hindu Kush region.
The tremors, lasting a few seconds, were also felt in Delhi and the adjoining region, forcing people to run out of their homes and offices. Delhi Metro immediately halted operations - briefly.
No damage was reported in Delhi and the National Capital Region.

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First Published: Jan 31 2018 | 1:31 PM IST

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