A mild quake hit Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) at 04:18 PM on Wednesday.
The senate proceeding in the country was also halted due to strong tremors, Geo News, a local broadcaster, reported. "Tremors of the quake were felt for some seconds at 4.11 p.m.", the official at the Meteorological Office in Shimla told IANS. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occured 36 km north-west of Ishkashim in Tajikistan and at a depth of 111.9 km.
"The power of the natural disaster, which had its epicentre at Afghanistan-Kazakhstan boundary, measured 6.2 on the Richter Scale", he explained.