A low-intensity earthquake of two.8 magnitudes on the Richter scale struck west Delhi on Thursday morning, stated National Centre for Seismology (NCS). No casualties or injury to properties have been reported thus far.
“An earthquake of magnitude 2.8 on the Richter scale occurred in West Delhi at 09:17 right now,” stated National Center for Seismology.
Earthquake of Magnitude 2.8 on the Richter scale occurred in West Delhi at 09:17 IST right now: National Center for Seismology
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As per NCS, the tremors had been felt round 9:17 am at a depth of 15 kilometres. The epicentre of the earthquake was 8 km northwest (NW) of the nationwide capital, the company stated.
Earthquakes of lower than 5 magnitude are unlikely to trigger large-scale injury, except in case of weak or compromised buildings.