Earthquake of 3.7 Magnitude Hits Haryana, Tremors Felt in Delhi
Minor tremors were felt in Delhi and neighbouring areas after the 3.7 magnitude quake hits Haryana's Jhajjar.
Tremors were felt in Delhi and nearby areas late in the evening on Monday, 5 July, after an earthquake of magnitude 3.7 hit 10-km north of Jhajjar, Haryana at 10:36 pm, according to the National Center for Seismology.
"Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 occurred on 05-07-2021, 22:36:54 IST at Latitude 28.70 and Longitude 76.65, with a depth of 5 Km," tweeted the body.
Since 12 April, the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) has recorded over two dozen earthquakes, reported NDTV, quoting geologists as saying that the city lies close to a fault line and therefore is susceptible to big earthquakes.
The national capital falls in seismic zone IV, which is reportedly, a very high-risk zone.
Twitter Reacts to The Earthquake
Meanwhile, banter pertaining to the earthquake began to ensue immediately on Twitter.
(With inputs from NDTV.)
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