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Tremors in Delhi as quake shakes Hindukush

Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011 - 22:47

New Delhi: The national capital and some
adjoining areas felt slight tremors on Monday afternoon due to a
moderate earthquake in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan.

The quake, with a magnitude of 5.7 in the Richter scale,
occurred at 1519 IST, the MeT Department said in Delhi.

It was epicentred at 36.5 degree North latitude and 70.9
degree East longitude.

"Slight tremors were felt here due to the quake in
Hindukush region," a MeT official said.


First Published: Monday, March 21, 2011 - 22:47

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