Earthquake in Delhi: Magnitude 2.7 quake hits national capital; second tremor in 2 days

By: |
Updated: April 13, 2020 3:16:49 PM

According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake of magnitude 2.7 hit Delhi on Monday at 1:26 PM at a depth of 5 km.

delhi earthquake, delhi earthquake magnitude, delhi earthquake today, latest news on earthquake in delhi, National Centre for SeismologyThe quake occurred at 1.26 pm at a depth of 5 kilometres. (Representational image)

A low-intensity earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale rocked Delhi-NCR for the second consecutive day on Monday. Mild tremors were felt in nearby cities as well.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake of magnitude 2.7 hit Delhi on Monday at 1:26 PM at a depth of 5 km. It, however, didn’t immediately reveal the epicentre of the quake.

As soon as people felt the tremors they rushed out of their homes. Tremors were felt for several seconds.

Monday is the second consecutive day when people in the national capital region felt tremors. On Sunday as well, a low-intensity earthquake hit the region. People felt tremors for several seconds in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram and nearby areas. The quake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.

The epicentre of today’s quake is yet to be ascertained. Reports suggest there were no reports of any damage from anywhere.

This is a developing story. More details awaited.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1PM Narendra Modi congratulates Sri Lankan PM Rajapaksa on completing 50 years as a parliamentarian
2Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Modi’s intervention in railways sending Shramik Special trains to West Bengal
3Jhansi on alert against locusts, fire brigade ready to spray insecticide