According to National Center for Seismology, earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck Delhi.
The tremor measuring 2.2 on the richter scale and at a depth of 8 km hit north-west Delhi according to initial reports.
The earthquake, with its epicentre near Wazirpur in northeast Delhi, occurred at 1.26 pm at a shallow depth of 5 km, said JL Gautam, Head (Operations) at NCS, an institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in the Delhi-NCR on Sunday evening, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The tremors were felt at around 5:45 pm and the epicentre was East Delhi. Further details are awaited.Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 felt in Delhi-NCR, epicentre in East Delhi
Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah attended the 10th meeting of Heads of Authorities of Member States of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Delhi. While addressing the gathering, Amit Shah said, “India is committed to enhance cooperation in disaster management globally.” A four-day joint exercise on urban earthquake search and rescue of the member nations of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, organised by NDRF, concluded on November 08 in New Delhi. Amit Shah attends 10th SCO meet on urban earthquake in Delhi
The depth of the quake was 190 km, as per the India Meteorological Department, which initially estimated its magnitude at 7.1 before revising it.
Lasting a few seconds the earthquake is reported to have originated 44 km southwest of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
The earthquake shook the national capital at around 4.30 am and was epicentred 13 kilometres southeast of Bawal in Haryana.
A medium-intensity earthquake measuring 3.0 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the national capital early today.
Four earthquakes shook Delhi within a period of 4 hours early today. The first quake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale occurred at 12.41 AM.
NGO Delhi Study Group, headed by senior BJP leader Vijay Jolly, gathered the relief material over a two-day-long drive in the national capital.
High Court also said each government has been extending the date till which illegal constructions are protected from punitive action as it is "looking for votes".
The Delhi govt officials while confirming that the CM will make big revelations today, did not mention the topic of the press conference.
DMRC today said all its structures are designed according to set guidelines to ensure safety during earthquakes.
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