A medium depth earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the national capital and neighbouring Haryana in the wee hours on Thursday.
According to the national center for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the slight tremor hit Delhi at around four.30 am and turned into epicentred close to Delhi-Haryana border.
#Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 felt in Delhi & NCR at around 4:30 AM. Bawal near Rewari in Haryana was epicentre. No casualties reported yet.
— Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) November 17, 2016
The earthquake had a depth of 10 kilometres, it stated. There has been no instant lack of existence and assets stated from anywhere in the metropolis. Many people tweeted about the earthquake despite of the tremor hitting early in the morning. An earthquake of 3.6 importance hit Punjab’s Jalandhar district on Wednesday. The quake had a depth of 13 kilometres.
Many people took to Twitter to inform about it:
#earthquake lets hope! Everyone will be safe!
— Hrishikesh Kulkarni (@hck1998) November 17, 2016
Though d magnitude & intensity was very low the tremor was very high..it jolted very badly , #earthquake
— archie (@soniakarn) November 17, 2016
Yet another #earthquake. This time it's the capital. Hope Delhi is back on its feet.
— shravan (@shravang) November 17, 2016
— Rajan TSY (@2008tsy) November 17, 2016
— NIKHIL JAT (@NIKHILMANDHAN2) November 17, 2016
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