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Strong Tremors Felt in North India as Earthquake Hits Afghanistan

The earthquake occurred at 4:11 pm and was epicentred in the Hindu Kush mountains.

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  • Strong tremors were felt across north India, including in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Delhi, as a 6.2 maginitude earthquake hit the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border on Wednesday, 9 May.
  • The tremors were also felt in various parts of Pakistan, including in Islamabad. The earthquake occurred at 4:11 pm and was epicentred in the Hindukush mountains.
  • Earlier on Wednesday, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, injuring at least nine children and causing panic among the residents, media reports said.

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Topics:  Earthquake in India   Tremors   Earthquakes 

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