New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake hit the Jhajjar area in Haryana on Monday evening, inflicting tremors to be felt in Delhi and close by areas, the Nationwide Centre for Seismology (NCS) knowledgeable.
In keeping with the NCS, the earthquake of magnitude 3.7 occurred at a depth of 5 kilometres at 10.36 pm.
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Beforehand, on June 20, a low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.1 hit the Punjabi Bagh space within the nationwide capital.
The Delhi-NCR has skilled just a few quakes, most of them of decrease depth, previously 12 months.
The NCS has deployed further earthquake recording devices for shut monitoring of seismic exercise in and round Delhi after the NCR area witnessed a collection of tremors from April to August final 12 months.
A number of folks took to Twitter to share their experiences.
Based mostly on the evaluation of satellite tv for pc imageries, signatures of energetic faults have been noticed at varied places like Wazirabad, Timarpur and Kamla-Nehru-Ridge in Delhi; Jhunjhunu and Alwar district of Rajasthan; Sonipat, Sohna, Gurugram, Rohtak, Rewari and Nuh districts in Haryana; and Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh.
The Nationwide Capital Area of Delhi and its environment had skilled minor and small magnitude earthquakes from April to August 2020. The epicentres of those earthquakes had been situated in areas of northeast Delhi, Rohtak, Sonipat, Baghpat, Faridabad and Alwar.
(With Company Inputs)