Low intensity earthquake hits Delhi

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New Delhi: Low-intensity earthquake hits Delhi.A low-intensity earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale hit the national capital on Thursday morning.

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences’ National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake, with a depth of 15 kilometers, had an epicenter near West Delhi and struck at 9.17 a.m.

No casualties or damage to properties have been reported so far.

Earthquakes of less than five magnitudes are unlikely to cause large-scale damage, unless in case of weak or compromised structures.

–IANS

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