Tremors were also felt in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of north India, reported news agency ANI. Press Trust of India said the earthquake was felt in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh too. At many places, people rushed out of homes, offices and other work places in panic.
The earthquake was felt at about 4:15 pm today, a MeT Department official said.
"The intensity of the earthquake, which had its epicentre in Afghanistan-Kazakhstan border, measured 6.2 on the Richter Scale," he said.
Many took to Twitter immediately after they felt the tremors.
Everyone safe? Earthquake in Chitral,Kalash Valleys and adjacent regions.#Earthquake- Ajab Mutimeer Kalash (@Ajabkalash) May 9, 2018