An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 hit Afghanistan on Thursday, and tremors were felt in the Jammu-Kashmir and Delhi-NCR regions.
This was the second time in a week that a quake was felt in the national capital. On January 1, an earthquake of magnitude 3.8 jolted Delhi and surrounding areas at around 1:19 am. However, there were no reports of any injuries or damage.
“An earthquake of Magnitude 3.8 jolted the national capital and surrounding areas at around 1.19 am. The epicentre of the earthquake was in Haryana’s Jhajjar and its depth was 5 km below the ground,” National Center for Seismology said in a statement.
The National Center for Seismology (NCS) is the nodal agency of the Government of India for monitoring of earthquake activity in the country.