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Mild tremors hit North India

Image locates the epicentre of a magnitude-6.1 quake that occurred at 5.34 p.m. IST on February 2, 2019. The epicentre was in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan. Twitter/@Indiametdept

Image locates the epicentre of a magnitude-6.1 quake that occurred at 5.34 p.m. IST on February 2, 2019. The epicentre was in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan. Twitter/@Indiametdept  

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan on February 2, 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 p.m. IST.

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

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