Earthquake in India: Region shaken by 5.9 magnitude quake in Afghanistan

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Updated: November 23, 2015 10:20:23 AM

Earthquake in India: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan late on Sunday with the epicentre 300 km from Kabul following which tremors were felt in northern parts of India.

Earthquake in India: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan late on Sunday with the epicentre 300 km from Kabul following which tremors were felt in northern parts of India.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake struck 83 km (50 miles) north-northwest of the city, which lies close to the border with Afghanistan.

Quake was felt in New Delhi, and Jammu and Kashmir and the aftershocks were felt in Pakistan as well.

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