Delicate tremors have been felt this afternoon in portions of Delhi and adjacent spaces. The earthquake measured 3.four on Richter Scale, consistent with officers. There have been no fast stories of any injury to belongings.
“Depth was once 3.four on Richter Scale. Epicentre was once close to Delhi-UP Border,” Met Division Director Seismology, JL Gautam, informed NDTV.
That is the 3rd earthquake to hit the town with Delhi-UP Border as its epicentre, because the lockdown to regulate the unfold of the unconventional coronavirus. Two earthquakes – one measuring 2.7 magnitude and the opposite measuring – had hit the town ultimate month. The epicentre of each those earthquakes have been reported in the similar area.
Delhi falls beneath the fourth of the 5 seismic zones. It’s uncommon that Delhi has been the epicentre of an earthquake. The town, on the other hand, feels tremors when a quake happens even so far as central Asia or within the Himalayan vary, which is a top seismic zone.