The earthquake hit few minutes before 2 pm. The epicentre was in southwest Pakistan, said the Indian Meteorological Department. Tremors of the quake were felt in Delhi, Jaipur, Barmer, Ganganagar and Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and parts of Haryana.
Residents in the national capital, however, rushed out of their houses after feeling the tremors.
A US Geological Service report said the epicentre of the earthquake was located 45 km from Dalbandin in southwest Pakistan. It said the focal depth of the earthquake was 84 km.