A massive earthquake of 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan. Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and other parts of north India.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the earthquake was located 51 kilometers southwest of Jarm province in north-eastern Afghanistan. The quake occurred after 5 pm and had a depth of 210 km.
However, there has been no immediate report of any loss of life or property due to the quake.
Tremors of the quake, which occurred at 5.09 p.m. and whose epic center was in the Hindu Kush mountains 246 km north by northeast of Kabul, were also felt in the Delhi-NCR region.