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Delhi And Nearby Areas Hit By 4.5 Earthquake, Epicenter Rohtak Hit Two Times
Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining areas with the epicenter at Rohtak experiencing it twice within an hour.
Delhi And Nearby Areas Hit By 4.5 Earthquake(File Image)
New Delhi: National Capital Delhi and neighbouring places were shaken by earthquake tremors two times in just a span of one hour. The epicentre of the earthquake was near Rohtak in Haryana, according to India's National Center for Seismology.
The first earthquake reportedly took place at 9:08 pm at a depth of 3.3 km with 4.5 magnitude at the richter scale. The tremors were felt in Delhi for many seconds and surrounding areas.
Earthquake of Magnitude:4.5, Occurred on 29-05-2020, 21:08:40 IST, Lat: 28.8 & Long: 76.7, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: 14km SE of Rohtak, Haryana, Indiafor more information visit https://t.co/GdXB67r1nd pic.twitter.com/6vM4m7mYzQ— National Centre for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) May 29, 2020
The second quake with a lower intensity of magnitude 2.9 and occurred at the same location at 10 pm, according to the NCS. Rohtak is around 65 km from Delhi.
Earthquake of Magnitude:2.9, Occurred on 29-05-2020, 22:00:07 IST, Lat: 28.8 & Long: 76.7, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: 14km SE of Rohtak, Haryana, Indiafor more information visit http://192.168.5.30/…/aCtjZjdqVVBNcVQyN1JucVUzQzlk…/Reviewed pic.twitter.com/G5hPMiTbHd— National Centre for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) May 29, 2020
#Earthquake started trending on social media.
It's never happened like this ever in Delhi NCR— Kapil Mishra (@KapilMishra_IND) May 29, 2020
this is 6th or 7th earthquake shock in just last one month
Stay Alert friends 🙏#earthquake
Haryana: People evacuated their houses in Rohtak after earthquake tremors were felt. pic.twitter.com/jU91UneYij— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2020
Earthquake in delhi.. this is the 3rd one in a month.. #earthquake— meera chopra (@MeerraChopra) May 29, 2020
Earthquake in delhi right now.— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) May 29, 2020
Delhi, which lies close to a faultline, is susceptible big earthquakes, geologists say.
On 15 May, Delhi was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.2 on the Richter Scale hit 13km New Delhi and adjoining areas. Earlier on May 10, a medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 had hit the capital with an epicentre near Northeast Delhi's Wazirpur area.