5th Earthquake Jolts Haryana and Delhi
A medium intensity earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hit near Rohtak in Haryana on Friday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi and national capital region, the National Centre for Seismology said. Delhi and NCR felt tremors for the fifth time since April 12, however this was the strongest of the five earthquakes.
There was no initial damage to any property, or loss of life, however there were instances of several people rushing out of their homes and buildings after the tremors started. Several low-intensity earthquakes have hit the national capital since April.
The earthquakes reported on Friday evening, like the last few quakes felt in Delhi and adjoining areas, were shallow quakes which often lead to greater damage than more powerful deep ones. However, no damage or loss of life was reported.