Earthquake measuring 3.7 hits Haryana's Jhajjar; tremors felt in Delhi
A medium-intensity earthquake hit Haryana's Jhajjar today, less than 24 hours after another quake struck the region, the National Center For Seismology said. The quake, measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 6:28 am at a depth of 10 km. Tremors were also felt in the national capital, it said. Another medium-intensity earthquake had hit the same location yesterday.
Delhi, nearby areas fall in Seismic Zone IV
Vineet Kumar Gahalaut, the Director of the NCS, said Delhi and its nearby areas fall in Seismic Zone IV. "This is why we see small and medium-intensity quakes in Rohtak, Jhajjar, Sohna, Panipat, and their impact is felt in Delhi," he said. The Himalayan region, the northeast, and the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago fall in Zone V of the seismic map of the country.