Earthquake jolts Delhi, Noida, NCR region—people rush out of homes to safety

Earthquake in Delhi, India: In a major seismic development, earthquake hit Delhi, Noida, NCR region on Friday night (February 12,  2021). 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Feb 13, 2021, 10:08 AM IST

Strong tremors were felt in many parts of Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, NCR regionsat around 10:33 PM on Friday night. 

 

 

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Earthquake cause panic

Earthquake cause panic

A strong quake shook Delhi-NCR, including Noida, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad. The tremors were so strong that they spread panic and people rushed out of their homes out into the open. Source: PTI

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Delhi earthquake magnitude

Delhi earthquake magnitude

According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the magnitude of the quake was 6.3 Source: PTI 

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Delhi earthquake: No casualty reported

Delhi earthquake: No casualty reported

The tremors created panic among people who rushed out of their homes. However, there were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property. Source: PTI

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Delhi earthquake epicenter

Delhi earthquake epicenter

The seismology department at first erroneously gave the epicenter as Amritsar and put the quake's depth at 19 km. It later sent a revised statement to confirm the quake was in Tajikistan. 

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Earthquake in Rajasthan

Earthquake in Rajasthan

This came after another quake in Rajasthan. An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Rajasthan`s Bikaner on Friday, informed the National Center for Seismology (NCS).According to the NCS, the quake took place at 08:01 am today.  "Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan, at 0801 hours today," the NCS said.