Tremors were felt in several parts of northern India including Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and national capital New Delhi. Initial reports by the National Centre for Seismology suggest it was a magnitude 6.1 earthquake with the epicentre in Amritsar, Punjab.
There have been no immediate reports of destruction or casualties.
According to reports, the earthquake was felt in various parts of neighbouring Pakistan, too.
More details are awaited.
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