Earthquake Tremors Felt In Delhi-NCR Today At 10:36 PM, Epicentre Was 10-km North of Jhajjar, Haryana

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Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR on Monday at 10:36 PM. The Magnitude of the Earthquake was 3.7, and epicentre was 10-km north of Jhajjar, Haryana: National Center for Seismology

Delhi is always at the risk of experiencing earthquakes, but the epicentre of the quake is rarely in Delhi. However, the epicentre of the last three quakes was in Delhi, which is alarming.

Delhi comes under zone IV

There are four seismic zones in India – Zone II, III, IV, V. Delhi comes under zone IV. Zone V is considered as the most active earthquake-prone area, and zone II is the least active.

Past records of Delhi’s earthquake

While the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing alarmingly in Delhi and other parts of the country, the third earthquake in a month has shocked the people of Delhi. The national capital has frequently felt the tremor of an earthquake. In 2004, an earthquake of magnitude 2.8 was recorded in Delhi while another quake-hit Delhi with the intensity of 3.4 on Richter scale in 2001.