An earthquake measuring magnitude between 4.9 and 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked India’s Capital city Delhi and its surrounding on Monday March 6th 2012. The tremor was felt at 1:11 p.m in most parts of Delhi, Noida, Punjab, Uttar Pardesh. The epicentre was reportedly Bahadurgarh in Haryana.
The quake at 1:11 p.m. caused more than 10 seconds of tremors felt in and around the Indian capital. People ran into the streets after feeling the tremors. There were no immediate reports of damages or injury in the city of 16.7 million.
The epicenter of the quake was in Bahadurgarh, a town on the border between New Delhi and Haryana, which sits to the northeast of the capital.
Earthquake Details :
Magnitude : 5.2
Location 28.808°N, 76.772°E
Depth :19.1 km (11.9 miles)
Region: HARYANA – DELHI REGION, INDIA