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Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hits in UP's Muzaffarnagar district; tremors felt in Delhi-NCR


Muzaffarnagar, Feb 20: An earthquake of 4.0 magnitude struck in southwest of Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning. Tremors were felt in several parts of the national capital Delhi region early Wednesday morning.

[Earthquake strikes Maharashtra's Palghar, Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district]

4.0 magnitude earthquake hits southwest of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh

Meanwhile, 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. Tremors were felt in Delhi and nearby areas this morning for a few seconds.

The depth of the earthquake in Kandhla was 10 km.

Several residents in Delhi and adjoining cities took to Twitter after they felt tremors, some saying they woke up to it.

[Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Bay of Bengal, tremors felt in Chennai]

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

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