6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan, tremors felt across North India

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PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 02, 2019, 10.19 PM (IST)

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan Saturday, tremors of which were felt in several parts of North India, including the national capital, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

The NCS, an institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, initially said the epicentre of the quake was in Pakistan, but later revised it to the Hindukush region in Afghanistan. It occurred at 5:34 PM.

There were no immediate reports of loss of lives or property, they said.