New Delhi: A medium-intensity earthquake was felt across Delhi-NCR on Thursday night. However, there were no reports of any damage to life or property until the filing of this report. Also Read - Earthquake of Magnitude 7.0 on Richter Scale Jolts Southern Philippines
A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit Alwar district in Rajasthan on Thursday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said. Also Read - 34 Killed, Hundreds Injured After Earthquake of 6.2 Magnitude Rocks Indonesia's Sulawesi Islands
The epicentre of the quake was Alwar in Rajasthan, according to the NCS. Also Read - Dense Fog Engulfs Delhi-NCR, Severe Cold Wave Sweeps The Region
The earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 11.46 pm at a depth of five kilometres, it said.
The earthquake prompted people to rush out of their homes in this biting cold. However, the tremors lasted only a few seconds, bringing a sigh of relief to the anxious residents.