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Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR; 5th time national capital jolted in 2 months

News Agencies | Updated on: 29 May 2020, 22:21 IST
Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

The national capital on Friday was jolted by tremors of an earthquake with an epicentre in Rohtak, Haryana. This is the fifth time in two months that Delhi has been jolted with a quake.

"An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter Scale hit 16 km ESE of Rohtak in Haryana at 21:08 hours today," said the National Center for Seismology (NCS).


Tremors were felt across Delhi and in the nearby regions of Noida as well.

On May 15, Delhi was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.2 on the Richter Scale hit 13km NW of New Delhi and earlier on May 10 a medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 had hit the capital with an epicentre near Northeast Delhi's Wazirpur area.

The same area was also the epicentres of the earthquakes of magnitudes 3.5 and 2.7 respectively which hit on April 12 and April 13.

(ANI)

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First published: 29 May 2020, 22:21 IST
 
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