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Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR

Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi NCR at around 10:17 pm on Tuesday night. Panicked people came out of houses, flats, multi-storey buildings. People did not go back to their homes for a long time. The strong tremors caused cracks in several buildings in Jamia Nagar, Kalkaji, Shahdara areas. At the same time, false information about bending of a building came to light in Shakarpur area.

Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi NCR at around 10:17 pm on Tuesday night. Panicked people came out of houses, flats, multi-storey buildings. People did not go back to their homes for a long time. The strong tremors caused cracks in several buildings in Jamia Nagar, Kalkaji, Shahdara areas. At the same time, false information about bending of a building came to light in Shakarpur area.

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Cracks in houses

Delhi Fire Department said bending of buildings and cracks in buildings were reported in Jamia Nagar, Kalkaji and Shahdara areas following the strong tremors. Fire brigade teams have been sent to these areas. After which it will be found out what really happened.

Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi, Gurugram and neighbouring areas

Rumor spread of building leaning in Shakarpur

The news of a four-storey house bending due to the earthquake spread in Shakarpur. People got scared and came out of their homes. The matter was reported to the Delhi Police. There was a stir in the district. Many teams of disaster management, fire brigade and corporation reached the spot. On investigation, the house was not found tilted, after which people heaved a sigh of relief.

The magnitude of the earthquake was 6.6

According to the German Research Center for Geosciences, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 184 km (114 mi). Here its intensity was recorded at 6.6 on the Richter scale. Apart from India, tremors were also felt in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, China, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. In India, apart from Delhi-NCR, strong tremors were also felt in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand.

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