New Delhi: In another development, an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 struck 19km South-East of Noida at 10:42 PM on Wednesday. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Records Highest Single-day Spike of 1,338 COVID-19 Cases, 55-hour Lockdown This Weekend
As per updates from the National Center for Seismology (NCS), tremors felt across Delhi-NCR. Notably, this is the second earthquake in less than a week time in Delhi-NCR. However, there was no immediate report of loss of life or property in the region. Also Read - Medium-intensity Earthquake Jolts Mizoram, 8th Tremor in Nearly 3 Weeks
Prior to this, another earthquake of magnitude 4.6 had struck Delhi-NCR on May 29 and its bordering regions, including Gurgaon and Noida. However, the epicentre of the quake was near Rohtak in Haryana. No casualty or damage to properties was reported from the quake that day.
Over the past two months, the national capital has unusually been rocked by frequent earthquakes. This is happening at a time when the coronavirus cases in the capital are also rising at rapid rate.