Tremors across North India, Pakistan

Updated - November 17, 2021 02:12 am IST

Published - August 10, 2015 04:00 pm IST - NEW DELHI

A high-intensity earthquake struck 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, the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan at around 3.35 p.m.

Tremors were also felt in Srinagar and adjoining areas of J&K.

There was no report of any damage or casualty so far, police said.

The tremor caused panic among the people who rushed outside their residential or commercial buildings.

Tremors were also felt in neighbouring Pakistan.

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

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