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

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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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