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India4.1-magnitude quake jolts Delhi, NCR region, no reports of casualties so far

4.1-magnitude quake jolts Delhi, NCR region, no reports of casualties so far


New Delhi: A moderate earthquake jolted Delhi and parts of the capital region (NCR) late on Saturday evening, causing some people to come out into the open.

The 4.1-magnitude tremor was felt for nearly two seconds in Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon, the ANI news agency reported.

The quake's epicentre was near Jhajjar in , it added.

Although the tremor was not of high intensity, it caused some people to come out into the open.

There were no immediate reports of any injury or damage from the quake.

More details are awaited.

Earlier in the day, an earthquake measuring 5.7 had hit Tanzania and was felt in nearby Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Kenya, the US Geological Survey said.

The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.


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