Earthquake: 3rd tremors felt in Delhi-NCR
NEW DELHI : Strong tremors were felt across Delhi as a 4.6 magnitude temblor shook the national capital region. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake was located 14 km southeast of Rohtak in Haryana.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 struck near Delhi on Friday, prompting people to rush out of their homes. 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Rohtak is around 65 km from Delhi. This is the third time tremors have been felt in Delhi-NCR in the month of May.
According to India’s National Center for Seismology. The earthquake struck at 9:08 pm at a depth of 3.3 km. Medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.6 had epicentre in Rohtak in Haryana, said National Centre for Seismology. According to the NCS, the quake occurred at a depth of 5 km at 9.08 p.m.
Earlier this month, the national capital has already witnessed two low-intensity earthquakes with 2.2 magnitude and 3.4 magnitude.
People took to Twitter to claim that it’s proverbial end for India what with the county already grappling with locust swarms, coronavirus, cyclone Even celebrities like Suresh Raina tweeted about the tremors being felt in Delhi.
Delhi, which lies close to a faultline, is susceptible big earthquakes, geologists say.