Tremors were felt in several parts of north India, especially in Jammu and Kashmir, after an earthquake of 6.5 magnitude hit the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan.

The moderate-intensity quake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit the Hindu Kush region at around 00:51 IST, the IMD’s Seismology Department said.

It said the tremors were felt in several parts of north India, especially in Jammu and Kashmir given its proximity to Afghanistan.

The department also said mild tremors were also felt in some parts of New Delhi. However, there were no reports of any damage.

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