A day after north India felt tremors of the strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake with the epicentre in Afghanistan, the National Centre for Seismology has recorded 2.7 magnitude earthquake in the national capital. The earthquake monitoring agency said that the epicentre of the quake was in west Delhi.
According to NCS, an earthquake of magnitude 2.7 occurred around 4.42pm.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:2.7, Occurred on 22-03-2023, 16:42:35 IST, Lat: 28.66 & Long: 77.03, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: 17km WNW of New Delhi,” NCS tweeted.
A powerful earthquake of 6.6-magnitude that struck Afghanistan's remote Hindu Kush mountains had jolted north India, including the national capital, on Tuesday night and panicked locals came out on the streets as the tremors struck.
A PCR call regarding tilting of building in PS Shakarpur area was received due to earthquake. Police, PCR, Fire brigade and DDMA reached at spot. Apparently no crack or tilt was observed in the building.