A massive 6.1-magnitude earthquake with epicentre in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan shook several parts of Delhi and NCR on Wednesday.

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region on Wednesday shook several parts of north India, including the Kashmir Valley ,Punjab, Haryana and Delhi-NCR.

The tremors were felt strongly in the Valley, with people rushing out of buildings and vehicles.In New Delhi, Delhi Metro trains were halted briefly but services were not disrupted, said a Delhi Metro official.There were no reports of any damage due to the earthquake, officials said.

The quake struck 270 km (167 miles) northeast of Kabul in the Hindu Kush mountains, at a deep 180 km, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

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