BREAKING NEWS: Wave of earthquake tremors ran across Delhi

A wave of eathquake tremors has run across Delhi and neighbouring areas today, on April 12, 2020,  at 5.45 pm. People felt shaking for around 3 seconds. Despite the lockdown, many residents left their homes and came on the streets in their neighbourhoods as a precaution.

No damages have been reported so far.

According to the tweet report by Satyanarayan Pradhan, the DG of theof the National Disaster Response Force, an earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occured with its epicenter in the north-northeastern region of Delhi at the depth of 8 km.

Earthquake epicenter

USGC reports the eathquake of magnitude  3.7 occured 4 km north-west of Sardhana, India, at the depth of 10 km.

USCG on earthquake in Delhi on April 12, 2020
Source: USGC


Earthquake epicenter
Source: USGC

Second earthquake in less than 24 hours

In less than 24 hours after the Sunday earthquake Delhi experienced a new wave of tremors on Monday – April 13, 2020.

Users on Twitter about earthquake tremors in Delhi

Nice to see that during the lockdown people did not loose their sense of humour. However, some users are irritated by so many earthquake memes which made it difficullt to get out some serious facts about the recent earthquake.