6.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Afghanistan, Pakistan, tremors felt in Delhi

Tremors were also felt in many parts of north India, including the Delhi-National Capital Region.

Updated on Mar 22, 2023 11:41 AM IST 10 Photos

At least 13 people were killed and hundreds injured after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake with the epicentre in Afghanistan shook Pakistan. (AFP)

The earthquake's epicentre was Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region, while its depth was 180 kilometres, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department.  (AP)

In Pakistan, tremors were felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Peshawar, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Kot Momin, Madh Ranjha, Chakwal, Kohat and Gilgit-Baltistan areas. (AFP)


Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has asked disaster management officials to remain vigilant to handle any situation. (AP)

People gather outside a mall following an earthquake in Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 21. The earthquake lasted for at least 30 seconds  and was felt across much of Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of India.(AFP)