Tremors felt as 2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Delhi

Earthquake of 2.3 magnitude strikes Delhi: National Center of Seismology

The earthquake's epicentre was believed to be 18km West-North-West (WNW) of the national capital and took place at 5:02 AM at a depth of 5km below the surface

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A low intensity earthquake of 2.3 magnitude struck Nangloi in Delhi, the National Center for Seismology said. The earthquake's epicentre was believed to be about 18 km West-North-West (WNW) of the national capital and took place at 5:02 AM at a depth of 5km below the surface.

The previous earthquake, registering a magnitude of 4.2, had taken place on December 17, with its epicentre 48km South West (SW) of Gurgaon, in Haryana. No damage to property or loss of life was reported.