Video: 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan, tremors felt in parts of North India

, 4:39 PM IST

A strong earthquake was felt in many parts of Pakistan today, forcing people to flee their homes on Sunday afternoon. Tremors were felts in Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar.

The quake struck at 3:58 pm and went on for several minutes. The epicentre of the earthquake is reportedly in the Hindu Kush region covering Pakistan Tremors were felt across north India, including Delhi and National Capital Region, Kashmir and Uttarakhand.

Fear and panic spread among residents who rushed out of their houses. No loss of life or property has been reported so far.

In October last year, over 200 people were killed as a strong earthquake jolted Pakistan and Afghanistan.