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 epicentre of the earthquake was located 51 kilometres southwest of Jarm province in north-eastern Afghanistan.
The quake occurred after 5 pm and had a depth of 210 km.
The depth of the quake was 190 km, as per the India Meteorological Department, which initially estimated its magnitude at 7.1 before revising it.
However, there has been no immediate report of any loss of life or property due to the quake.