Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
Delhi was hit by yet another earthquake today. This is the fourth such earthquake reported from the national capital territory in a month, and the second one in May. Today’s earthquake was a low-intensity one of magnitudes 2.2 and was recorded in Delhi’s Pitampura area.
The National Center for Seismology (NCS) said an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.2 on the Richter Scale hit 13 km NW of New Delhi today at 11:28 am.
Earlier in the month, a medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 had hit Delhi with epicentre near Wazirpur in northeast Delhi. The same location and the nearby areas were the epicentre of the earthquakes on April 12 and April 13 of magnitude 3.5 and 2.7, respectively.