New Delhi: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon and Noida on Saturday evening when an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale struck Jhajjar in Haryana.
Reports said strong tremors were felt in Gurgaon for nearly two seconds. Some claimed they felt tremors for nearly 30 seconds in Delhi.
Just got shaken on my sofa… #earthquake delhi
— Dr Yash Paul Sharma (@yash_raina) September 10, 2016
The Indian Meteorological Department said the epicentre of the earthquake was Jhajjar in Haryana, which is 61 kilometres from Delhi.
The earthquake was a shallow one, with a depth of 10 kilometres, the Met department added.
Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on:10-09-2016, 20:57:24 IST, Lat:28.6 N & Long: 76.6 E, Depth: 10 Km, Region:Jhajjar, Haryana
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) September 10, 2016
There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property.
The tremors today came nearly three weeks after Delhi and the National Capital Region was hit by a low intensity 3.7 magnitude earthquake.