Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR, Haryana

Narada Desk | November 17, 2016 9:15 am Print
The Indian Meteorological Department said it was a 4.4 magnitude earthquake that struck on the Delhi-Haryana border this morning.

A medium intensity earthquake shook New Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region in the wee hour on Thursday.

The Meteorological Department said it was a 4.4 magnitude earthquake that struck on the Delhi-Haryana border this morning.

The tremors, according to media reports, lasted nearly a minute. It shook Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon and Ghaziabad at around 4:30 am.

The earthquake, a shallow one, struck at a depth of 10 kilometers, the US Geological Survey said.

There was no immediate loss of life and property reported.

Indian states of Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland,  and Manipur  are considered sixth major earthquake-prone area in the world.

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