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Mild earthquake hits Delhi-NCR; epicentre at Rohtak

An earthquake measuring 1.Three on the Richter Scale hit near the nationwide capital at 11:55 am on Sunday (June 7).

In accordance with the Nationwide Heart for Seismology,the extraordinarily delicate earthquake had its epicentre on the depth of 5 kilometres at 23 km south of southeast of Rohtak district in Haryana.

Already two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and a pair of.9 had occurred in Rohtak in Haryana on Could 29.

On June 3, a 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram on Wednesday. 

It was the sixth earthquake in Delhi in a month. Dr Soumitra Mukherjee, Professor of Geology at Jawaharlal Nehru College, stated that there isn’t any want to fret about it as these tremors happen yearly however sure it’s essential to be vigilant.

In accordance with the opinion of specialists, there are small earthquake tremors in Delhi that are 3-Four commonplace on the Richter scale. Nonetheless, the hazard is when the earthquake magnitude is above Four on the Richter scale, particularly in these areas the place the homes are usually not strongly constructed.

From April 12 to Could 29 this 12 months, ten earthquakes have been recorded in Delhi-NCR by Nationwide Centre for Seismology. Throughout this era, 4 tremors in Uttarakhand and 6 in Himachal Pradesh had been additionally recorded.

In accordance with prime geologists within the nation, if Delhi-NCR experiences 10 low to average depth tremors in a span of 1 and a half month, it signifies {that a} highly effective earthquake might hit India’s Nationwide Capital in close to future.

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