An earthquake of 4.1-magnitude on the Richter Scale struck the state of Haryana on Saturday. Mild tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR region as well. The earthquake was however not felt in most parts of East Delhi or Noida.
According to initial reports by the Indian Meteorological Department, Jhajjar district in Haryana was the epicenter of the earthquake. The quake’s epicenter was at a depth of 10 km.
No reports of any casualty or damage have been reported so far in the earthquake
Saturday’s earthquake is the second one to strike the north Indian region within a month. On 22nd August, a medium intensity earthquake measuring 3.5 on Richter scale had hit Haryana on Monday, with tremors being felt across Delhi-NCR and neighbouring areas as well. According to the National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Science, the epicenter of the quake was in Mahendragarh.
More details are awaited.
(With inputs from PTI/ANI)