A shocking news report has come to light from Uttar Pradesh Meerut, where earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale jolted Kharkhoda on Monday morning, said United States Geological Survey. Earthquake hit the city at around 6:28 am on 10th September at a depth of 10 km, the agency added.
According to the news reports, the tremors were also felt in the various parts of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. However, no loss of life and damage to property have been recorded until now.
#FLASH Tremors felt in Delhi after earthquake occurred 6 km from Meerut's Kharkhauda in Uttar Pradesh, at 6.28 am— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2018
The quake hit in Meerut after an earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale also hit Haryana’s Jhajjar district on Sunday afternoon. Therefore, in less than 24 hours, it’s the second quake in the country. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), an earthquake struck at about 4.37 pm at a depth of 10 km.
People on social media also took to Twitter and told about they felt the tremors.
True, I felt it in Delhi.— Raam (@G_Raam_G) September 10, 2018
Pls dont be panic it is bcoz of our’s waking up early in morning today.😂😂😂— Arpit Singhal (@Arpit6424) September 10, 2018
Tremors In Delhi After Mild Earthquake in Uttar Pradesh's #Meerut . This is the second tremor reported in the Delhi-NCR region in less than 24 hours.— Arun Nair (@checknair) September 10, 2018
The earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred 6 km from Kharkhauda in Meerut, at 6.28 am#DelhiNCR #Tremors
However, no damage and loss of life reports have come to light till now.
Stay tuned for the updates.