Shimla: Mild shocks of an earthquake were felt in parts of Himachal Pradesh.
The quake which hit the Northern region at 3.20 p.m with a 5.7 magnitude on the Richter scale had its epicenter at Latitude 36.5 degree North and Longitude 70.9 degree East in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan, the meteorological office here stated.
The earthquake was also felt in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Manmohan Singh, director meteorology office Shimla said.
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