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Odishatv Bureau

New Delhi: The northern states of India were rocked by a moderate intensity earthquake on Wednesday. Tremors were felt in Delhi and the adjoining regions this afternoon along with Union Territory of Chandigarh and other states in the zone like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana.

The earthquake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, occurred at 12.36 p.m. and its epicentre was the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, Meteorological Office Director Manmohan Singh told IANS.

Officials said there were no immediate reports of loss to life or property. The tremors lasted a few seconds.

"We experienced a mild quake at around 12:30 today but no damage has been done and everything is safe," said Biranchi Narayan from Delhi.



With inputs from IANS


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