Strong tremors hits Delhi region

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NEW DELHI: On Thursday morning strong tremors woke many in Delhi, and adjacent areas of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad, with a rude jolt.

 The US Geological Survey reports the quake measured 4.2 on the Richter scale.

 The tremors, which lasted for about one minute, shook Delhi and neighbouring areas in the National Capital Region approximately at 4:30 am.

According to the USGS, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Bawal in Haryana’s Rewari district and it was at a depth of 10 kilometres.

There was no instant loss of life and property. Many people took to Twitter despite the tremors hitting early in the morning.