Tremors In Delhi After 4.0 Earthquake In West UP: US Geological Survey.

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Earthquake Delhi: Experts say tremors from earthquakes whose epicentre lies deep inside the earth usually are felt far away.

NEW DELHI: 

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. 4.0-magnitude earthquake reported in western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli
  2. Earthquake reported in Tajikistan in central Asia
  3. Tremors from earthquakes with deep epicentres can be felt far away too
Tremors were felt in Delhi and nearby areas this morning for a few seconds after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake was reported in western Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district and another one in faraway Tajikistan in central Asia. An earthquake of 4.6-magnitude struck Tajikistan at around 7:05 am, according to United States Geological Survey.

Soon after, an earthquake was reported from Kandhla in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli, 90 km from Delhi. The depth of the earthquake in Kandhla was 10 km.

Earlier this month, an earthquake in afganistan hindu kush region led to tremors thousands of miles away, in Delhi and various parts of north India. Experts say tremors from earthquakes whose epicentre lies deep inside the earth usually are felt far away.

On February 12, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Bay of Bengal, 600 kilometer east of Chennai. The earthquake took place at 7:02 am and tremors were felt in Chennai. The earthquake was considered to be of moderate intensity and no Tsunami warning was issued.

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