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4.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Rohtak in Haryana, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR


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.

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  1. According to news reports , Delhi-NCR was jolted by a medium intensity 4.6 magnitude earthquake in the night of 29 May , 2020. Its epicenter is reported to be at nearby Rohtak in Haryana. No untoward happening has been reported. In this context , it may be apt to refer readers to the related predictive alert in this Vedic astrology writer’s article – “ Predictions for coming year 2020 by kushal kumar” – published last year 2019 on 10 October at theindiapost.com/articles/predictions-for-coming-year-2020-by-kushal-kumar/.
    Through the said article , Delhi-NCR and nearby areas have been alerted to take more care and appropriate strategy against earthquake during May-June , 2020. It seems the alert has been meaningful. During the soon coming month of June , 2020 , it may be alright to be alert on 11 to 13 June and 21 to 22 June , though the month June looks to be calling for more care and appropriate strategy against quake and other health hazards as well while easily digestible food and good amount of water can be of help. Avoid haste , anger and impulse while taking decision or responding to situations.

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