Earthquake shakes North India, New Delhi,NOIDA:Parellel Quake in Indonesia

An earthquake, measuring 4.9 on the Richter Scale, shook entire North India and especially the NCR region, i.e. New Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad. The tremor was felt at around 1:10 pm on Monday, Mar 5.The epicentre of earthquake was Bahadurgarh in Haryana. The tremor was also felt in other parts of Uttar Pradesh including Lucknow. Several places in Rajasthan, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh also experienced the tremor which lasted for more than 10 seconds.However, no reports on casualty or damages have been reported yet. Meanwhile, sources informed that a parallel earthquake with 5.1 magnitude was reported in Indonesia, Sumatra island. The tremor in the island was felt at around 12:15 pm (Indian time) on Monday.

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