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North India rocked as 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan

New Delhi, Dec 7: A high-intensity earthquake hit the Central Asian country of Tajikistan today, tremors of which were felt in parts of north India, including Delhi and Punjab.

According to National Seismological Division of the Ministry of Earth Science, the 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Tajikistan at 1.20 pm. The depth of the earthquake was recorded at 25 km. 

Mild tremors were felt in Kashmir but there were no reports of any damage from anywhere in the Valley so far, police said.

Tremors were also felt in the National Capital Region (NCR). But, there were no immediate reports of loss of lives and property. 

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