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Low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.1 hits Delhi; Epicentre near Haryana's Gurgaon


New Delhi, June 08: A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.1 hit Delhi today, according to the National Centre for Seismology. The earthquake was epicentred around 13 km of the bordering Gurgaon and had a depth of 18 km, the agency said.

Delhi-NCR has recorded more than 14 quakes of low and medium intensity in two months.

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There have been apprehensions if it is a prelude to a big temblor, but experts say there is nothing unusual in this seismic activity.

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Though it is not possible to predict quakes, a proper disaster management plan should be in place to deal with any emergency, they stressed.

Delhi falls under the fourth-highest zone in India, making it vulnerable to earthquakes. But there haven't been too many earthquakes which have its epicentre in the national capital.

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    Soon after the earthquake news reported memes flooded the internet.

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