New Delhi and parts of north India were shaken by an earthquake at around 4.30 am on Thursday. According to initial reports the earthquake had its epicentre in Haryana with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter Scale. The earthquake was at a depth of 10 km.
Despite being early in the morning a lot of people tweeted about the earthquake shaking buildings in the region. The tremors, which lasted nearly a minute, shook Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon and Ghaziabad around 4:30 a m. Many said the quake was strong enough to wake them up.
As per USGS, the earthquake of magnitude 4.2 magnitude was felt 13 kilometers southeast of Bawal in Haryana. There was no immediate loss of life and property reported from anywhere in the city. An earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hit Punjab’s Jalandhar district yesterday. The quake had a depth of 13 kilometres.