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#JustIn | #Earthquake tremors felt in #Delhi
Moderate #earthquake Jolts #DelhiNCR; Magnitude 4.5 Recorded Near #Rohtak…

📷: (RAJESH MEHTA / BCCL, New Delhi) Image

A moderate #earthquake was recorded in the western parts of National Capital Region Delhi at 9:09 pm on Friday, May 29.
#earthquake | The National Centre for Seismology in India reports a magnitude of 4.5 on the #Richterscale at the epicentre at a depth of 5 km.
#Earthquake | The epicentre of the temblor is in between the #Rohtak city in Haryana and the Delhi border, 14 km away from Rohtak, towards Delhi.
The #earthquake was felt in many parts of the national capital region, including Gurugram, Sonipat, Rohini and Dwarka.
Several low-intensity earthquakes have been recorded in and around the national capital since April.

#earthquake #DelhiNCR #Rohtak

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