Tremors in Delhi and nearby areas after mild earthquake in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, according to US Geological Survey


The earthquake occurred 6 km from Kharkhauda in Meerut, at 6.28 am. (Representational image)

New Delhi: 

Tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region on Monday morning after mild earthquake in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Monday. The earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale struck 6 km from Kharkhauda in Meerut, at 6.28 am, it said.

No loss of life or damage to property have been reported so far. 

Social media users also reported feeling the tremors.

This is the second tremor reported in the Delhi-NCR region in less than 24 hours. On Sunday afternoon, mild tremors were felt in the region following a Magnitude 3.8 earthquake that struck Haryana’s Jhajjar district. The Indian Meteorological Department said the earthquake struck at about 4:37 pm, at a depth of 10 km.





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