Earthquake in Delhi: India’s capital city hit by 4.6 magnitude temblor today

Earthquake in Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake today shook Delhi and Punjab – earlier in the day Gujarat reported one too.

Earthquake in Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake today shook Delhi and Punjab – earlier in the day Gujarat reported one too.

The earthquake in India measured 4.6 on the Richter scale hit the India-Pakistan border region in Punjab at 5:24 PM. While the quake was not really big, it still managed to shake Delhi.

The epicentre of the earthquake was Indo-Pak border and it hit at a depth of 15 kms, according to the IMD arm, the National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences.

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Operations Head, NCS J L Gautam revealed, “The epicentre was on the Indian side, but very close to the border.”

Here is the data released by the IMD:

Date of Occurrence:     17/07/2016
Time:    17:24:00 HRS(IST)
Intensity:    SLIGHT
Magnitude:    4.6
Depth:    15KM
Epicentre:    Lat. 31.1 N Long. 74.3 E
Region:    INDIA{PUNJAB}-PAKISTAN BORDER REGION

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