Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi, parts of north India

Earthquake (Representative Picture)

Chandigarh, Dec 20 : A 6.8-magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in the Hindu Kush region jolted several parts of north India including Delhi-NCR on Friday, officials said.

“The earthquake of 6.8 magnitude had its epicentre in Hindu Kush,” an official of the Seismology Department said.

Tremors were felt for several seconds in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh at 5.13 p.m., an official of the meteorological office in Chandigarh told IANS.

There was no immediate report of any loss of life or property due to the quake which hit at 5:13 pm.

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