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.
Just felt an #earthquake, Delhi/NCR(India) …. Hope everyone is alright.
— Sana (@nooresafa) June 1, 2017
I felt earthquake just few minutes ago at 4:26 am in Sarita Vihar Delhi
— AH Siddiqui (@anwar0262) June 1, 2017
4.7 earthquake occurred near Haryana – Delhi Region, India at 22:55 UTC! #earthquake
— Pawan Durani (@PawanDurani) June 1, 2017
Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi NCR
— ANI (@ANI_news) June 1, 2017
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) June 1, 2017
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