Earthquake hits Sonipat, tremors felt across Delhi-NCR region
New Delhi, July 1: An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit Haryana's Sonipat on Sunday afternoon. The tremors due to the earthquake were felt across Delhi-NCR and surrounding regions. The quake occurred at 3.37 pm today. There are no reports of any damage due to the quake yet.
On June 17, an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale hit parts of Himachal Pradesh. The epicenter of the quake was Shimla region, bordering Kinnaur district, which shares a border with China. Chamba district, adjoining Jammu and Kashmir, was rocked by a low-intensity earthquake on June 14. It measured 4.6 on the Richter scale.
A few days ago in Uttarakhand, tremors of magnitude 4.0 hit Uttarkashi in the morning.According to the India Meteorological Department, the earthquake originated at a depth of 10 km and had the latitude of 30.8 North and Longitude of 78.2 East.