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Earthquake in Delhi: Mild tremors felt across NCR after 4.6 Magnitude strikes Tajikistan

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 February 2019, 11:54 IST

Mild tremors felt across Delhi-NCR on Wednesday morning after an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 struck Tajikistan. According to United States Geological Survey, an earthquake of 4.6 magnitudes struck Tajikistan hours before the one felt in Delhi.

According to reports, an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 was reported 44 km southwest of Muzaffarnagar a little before 8 am on Wednesday morning. Tremors were felt in several parts of north India that lasted for a few seconds.


The earthquake occurred at around 8 am today. Another earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 was reported in Kofarnihon,

Several Delhi and adjoining cities residents took to Twitter after they felt tremors, some saying they woke up to it. More details are awaited.

As per reports, the depth of the earthquake was mapped at 10 km. Mild tremors are believed to have been felt in cities like Meerut as well. No casualties reported.

First published: 20 February 2019, 8:31 IST
 
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