Today’s earthquake that shook the capital and certain areas in its neighbouring states of Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh was the third in the past five days.
The tremor, measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale with Haryana’s Bahadurgarh as epicentre, shook Delhi and neighbouring towns at 1:11 pm.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, this was the 19th quake in the country this year and third this month alone.
In January this year, there were 10 tremors which were recorded in various parts of India. Six quakes measuring between 5.0 to 3.6 on the Richter scale were felt in February.