Earthquake Hits Delhi NCR, UP, Rajasthan, Epicentre in Gurugram Haryana

  • The epicenter of the earthquake was located in Rewani near Gurugram, Haryana.
  • Mizoram also experienced a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on Friday afternoon

Earthquake Hits Delhi NCR: The tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR on Friday evening. The tremors came at 7 pm. It measured 4.7 on the Richter scale. According to reports, the epicenter of the quake was near Rewani of Gurugram in Haryana. Tremors have also been felt in Rajasthan and UP.

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Earthquake near Champhai in Mizoram

Earlier, tremors were felt in Mizoram at 2.35 pm on Friday afternoon. It measured 4.6 on the Richter scale, according to the National Center for Seismology. The epicenter of the quake was near the city of Champhai.
Earlier on June 24, there was a 4.1 magnitude earthquake 31 km southwest of Champhai city. On June 22 and 23, sharp tremors were also felt. On June 22, several houses were damaged due to a 5.3 magnitude earthquake.

An earthquake of 6 or more magnitude is dangerous.

According to geologists, the real cause of the earthquake is the rapid movement of tectonic plates. Apart from this, earthquakes also occur due to meteor impact and volcanic eruptions, mine testing and nuclear testing. Earthquake intensity is measured on the Richter scale. On this scale an earthquake of magnitude 2.0 or 3.0 is mild, while a magnitude of 6 means a powerful earthquake.

14 Earthquakes in Delhi-NCR Since April

Low-intensity earthquakes have been shaking the national capital since April. This is the 14 earthquake that shook the NCR region in the last one month. On May 10, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake affected the national capital and its surrounding areas. The epicenter of the quake was near Wazirpur in Delhi. On 12 and 13 April, moderate intensity earthquake tremors that were 3.5 and 2.7 were felt at the Richter scale. Delhi is located on Zone IV of the seismic map of India. Zones IV and V are more prone to destruction. People claimed on the micro-blogging website, Twitter, that the end of the world had arrived. A user, Aarti Bhardwaj wrote, ‘Dear God, epidemic, earthquake, cyclone, what else do you have to show us this year? Please have mercy and show some mercy. ‘ Earthquake Hits Delhi NCR.

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