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6.8 earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in India

6.8 earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt in India

India Blooms News Service | | 10 Apr 2016, 04:40 pm
Kabul/New Delhi, Apr 10 (IBNS) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit Afghanistan's Hindukush Region region as the tremors were felt in north India, including New Delhi.

The earthquake was felt at 15:58 IST.

The IMD has called the earthquake as 'Moderate'.

The epicentre of the quake, which was located at a depth of 190 kms, was located at Latitude 36.4 degrees north and longitude 71.2 degrees east.

Apart from Afghanistan, the quake was felt in Pakistan and India.

In India, strong tremors were felt in parts of north India including New Delhi.

In Srinagar, people came out from the houses to prevent life damage.

Delhi Metro services was temporarily halted following the quake.

Tremors were felt in Swat, Kohistan, Astor, Chitral, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Lahore, Muzaffarabad, Peshawar, Islamabad areas in Pakistan.

No casualty has been reported so far.