5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Delhi and adjoining areas of National Capital Region with epicenter at Rohtak

5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Delhi and adjoining areas of National Capital Region with epicenter at Rohtak

NEW DELHI:  An earthquake of 5.0 magnitude struck Delhi and adjoining areas of National Capital Region (NCR) early morning today, the India Meteorological Department said.

The earthquake struck at 4:25 am and had its epicenter near Rohtak in Haryana. The tremors lasted for nearly one minute.

The earthquake originated at a depth of 22 km.

There are no immediate causalities reported as if for now.

More details awaited.

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