Mild Earthquake of magnitude 2.1 hits Delhi-NCR


New Delhi, Jun 08, 2020: On Monday afternoon an earthquake measuring 2.1 struck near Delhi today as mild tremors were felt in the national capital. This is the ninth earthquake to hit the national capital in the last two months. National Centre for Seismology said that the low-intensity earthquake arose 13 kilometre West-North West of Gurugram in Haryana. It had a depth of 18-kilometre and occurred at 1 p.m. today.
The earthquake led to panic in some parts but there were no reports of any damage. Last week, tremors were felt in Delhi and NCR after earthquake hit Noida in Uttar Prades. Delhi falls under high risk seismic zones.


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