Earthquake hits Delhi, Haryana, no loss of life, property reported
A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale shook the national capital and neighbouring Haryana in the wee hours on Thursday.
New Delhi: A medium intensity earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale shook the national capital and neighbouring Haryana in the wee hours on Thursday.
According to the National Center for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the mild tremor hit Delhi at around 4.30 am and was epicentred near Delhi-Haryana border.
The earthquake had a depth of 10 kilometres, it said.
There was no immediate loss of life and property reported from anywhere in the city.
Many people tweeted about the earthquake despite the tremor hitting early in the morning.
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The deceased, Lakhbir Singh, was stated to be a labourer from Punjab's Tarn Taran and was aged around 35 years, police said