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6.2 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan; tremors felt across north India, Pakistan

DECCAN CHRONICLE WITH GENCY INPUTS
Published Aug 10, 2015, 9:29 pm IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 6:15 am IST
In India, tremors were felt in Kashmir valley, and other parts of NCR
The earthquake measured 6.2 on Richter scale.
 The earthquake measured 6.2 on Richter scale.

Srinagar: A high-intensity earthquakestruck the Hindukush region in Afghanistan on Monday, tremors of which were felt in several parts of North India including Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Afghanistan at around 3.35 pm.

 

Tremors were also felt in the neighbouring Pakistan. The Hindukush mountain ranges are known to be prone to earthquakes. Tremors were also felt in Srinagar and adjoining areas of JK.

Incidentally, another high intensity earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on Richter Scale hit the Solomon Islands at around 9.42 am on Monday.

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