Tremors felt in parts of Delhi-NCR as 4.2-magnitude quake hits Rajasthan's Alwar; no casualties reported

The epicentre of the earthquake was 48 km southwest of Gurgaon in Haryana at a depth of 7.5 km, said National Centre for Seismology

Press Trust of India December 18, 2020 08:54:23 IST
Tremors felt in parts of Delhi-NCR as 4.2-magnitude quake hits Rajasthan's Alwar; no casualties reported

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New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit Alwar district in Rajasthan on Thursday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said.

The epicentre of the quake was Alwar in Rajasthan, according to the NCS. The earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 11.46 pm at a depth of five kilometres, it said.

The epicentre of the earthquake was 48 km southwest of Gurgaon in Haryana at a depth of 7.5 km, according to the NCS. No casualties or damage to properties have been reported so far.

The tremors were felt in Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Noida, according to Skymet Weather.

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