NEW DELHI: Tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining areas on Thursday after 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit parts of Afghanistan.
“An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit 79km South of Fayzabad, Afghanistan at 7:55 pm today,” National Centre for Seismology said.
Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale hit Delhi-NCR in the early hours of Sunday (New Year night), according to National Center for Seismology (NCS).
NCS is the nodal agency of the Government of India for monitoring earthquake activity in the country.
The temblor, epicentred in the North Northwest of Haryana’s Jhajjar, struck at 1:19 am on Sunday.
Earlier on November 12, earthquake tremors were felt across the Delhi NCR. According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), the magnitude of the November 12 earthquake was 5.4 on the Richter scale that occurred in Nepal, at around 7:57 pm. “The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the ground,” NCS said.

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