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4.7 magnitude Earthquake in Delhi-NCR: Tremors felt in Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon

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Tremors were felt in New Delhi and parts of National Capital Region (NCR) after a 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck on the Delhi-Haryana border this morning.

The tremors, which lasted nearly a minute, shook Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon and Ghaziabad around 4:25 am. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the epicentre of the earthquake was at the Delhi-Haryana border.

The earthquake, a shallow one, struck at a depth of 10 kilometers, the US Geological Survey said.
There was no immediate loss of life and property reported.

Many people took to Twitter soon after the tremors.

 

 

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Magnitude mb 4.7
Region HARYANA, INDIA
Date time 2017-06-01 22:55:57.7 UTC
Location 29.02 N ; 76.75 E
Depth 30 km
Distances 60 km NW of Delhi, India / pop: 10,928,000 / local time: 04:25:57.7 2017-06-02
13 km S of Gohāna, India / pop: 56,100 / local time: 04:25:57.7 2017-06-02
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Nine killed as landslide hits Manipur’s Tamenglong

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Tamenglong, July 11: At least nine persons lost their lives on Wednesday after a landslide hit Tamenglong district of  Manipur. 

Several houses were also collapsed in the district at the wee hours.

According to India Meteorological Department and MeT heavy to very heavy rainfall likely to occur across Manipur in the coming days.

Since the beginning of monsoon season, several incidents of landslides triggered by rains have been reported across the country.

The Chamba-Rishikesh National Highway blocked due to a landslide on Wednesday.

On July 8, incessant rains had caused landslides along the stretch of National Highway(NH)-2, affecting traffic along the Kohima-Dimapur road.

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Strong earthquake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning

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Tokyo, July 7: A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted Japan on Saturday evening, swaying buildings in the capital but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages and no tsunami warning was issued.

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5.2 magnitude Earthquake hits Andaman Islands

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Port Blair, July 4: An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hit the Andaman Islands on Wednesday. 

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