An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted the national capital on Friday night. The tremors were also felt in Gurugram and Noida.
Earthquake hits Rohtak, tremors felt in Delhi NCR (Representative image)
A medium-intensity earthquake hit Rohtak in Haryana on Friday night. The tremors were also felt in Delhi, Noida and Gurugram.
According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude of the earthquake is measured to be 4.5 on the Richter Scale. However, as per the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake’s magnitude was 4.6 on the Richter Scale.
The epicentre of the quake was 16 kilometre outside Rohtak in Haryana. As per NCS alert, the earthquake hit at 09:08 PM.
There are no immediate report of loss of life or property due to the earthquake.
The earthquake comes days after two back to back shocks in the northeast region of India. On May 25, Manipur felt two quakes within 13 minutes.
The first one, measuring 5.5, took place around 13 kilometres south-west of Moirang town in Bishnupur district at 8.12 pm.
It was followed by another tremor, measuring 2.6, that happened around 20 kilometres west-south-west of the same town, the National Centre for Seismology said.