Quake hits Afghanistan; tremors felt in J&K

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on Richter scale hit Afghanistan on Saturday.

Updated: Mar 31, 2012, 10:39 AM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi/Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 4.9 on Richter scale hit Afghanistan on Saturday.

According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was located in the Hindu Kush region at a depth of 221.2 kilometres.
The tremors were also felt in India’s Jammu and Kashmir.