December 14, 2005

Mild earthquake felt in New Delhi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Residents in the Indian capital felt
a mild earthquake on Wednesday, a day after New Delhi was
shaken by a 6.7 magnitude quake centered in the Hindu Kush
mountains in Afghanistan.

The Meteorological Department confirmed a quake in northern
India, but did not have details such as the magnitude
immediately available. There were no initial signs of damage or

Scores of houses were damaged in Afghanistan by Tuesday's
early morning earthquake, the biggest since the devastating
October 8 South Asia quake that killed almost 75,000.