Earthquake jolts Delhi

Earthquake jolts Delhi

An earthquake, measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale with Haryana’s Bahadurgarh as epicentre, jolted Delhi and its satellite towns on Monday afternoon.

The tremors were felt across Delhi and its adjoining satellite towns of Ghaziabad and Noida in Uttar Pradesh at a 1:11pm. There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage.

According to the Seismic Zone Mapping done by the Geological Survey of India (GSI), Delhi is among the 30 cities which fall in the high risk seismic zone and this is the third tremor since September 2011.


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