New Delhi, Dec 17: Earthquake tremors felt in components of Delhi on Friday.The Delhi-NCR area may be very peculiar with regard to seismic actions. It has a number of faultlines that generate earthquakes, nevertheless it additionally feels the affect of quakes which are epicentred so far as the Hindukush mountains in Afghanistan and even in Nepal.
Of the 5 seismic zones, Delhi falls below the fourth zone.
Since April, Delhi-NCR has recorded greater than 14 quakes of low and medium depth, PTI reported.
Twin earthquakes inside an hour shook Haryana late final month. The tremors have been felt in Delhi too.
The primary one, a 4-5 magnitude quake, was reported in Rohtak at 9 pm and the second struck at 10 pm on Might 29. Each the earthquakes have been shallow.
A 2.5 magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Faridabad district was recorded by the Nationwide Centre for Seismology at 4.24 pm a day earlier than night.
There was one other delicate quake on Might 15 of two.2 magnitude with its epicentre at 9 km from central Delhi.
On Might 10, individuals in Delhi and close by areas felt tremors when a 3.Four magnitude earthquake occurred with its epicentre in Sonia Vihar.
An earthquake of magnitude 2.eight had hit the nationwide capital in 2004. One other quake of magnitude 3.Four was recorded within the metropolis in 2001, in keeping with official knowledge.
The foremost quakes recorded close to the nationwide capital have been at Bulandshahr of magnitude 6.7 on October 10,1956, and at Mordabad of magnitude 5.eight on August 15, 1966. Each are in western Uttar Pradesh.