Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi and its surrounding areas late on the first day of the new year. The National Center for Seismology has not reported any loss of life or property due to the earthquake. The magnitude of the earthquake was 3.8.

Earthquake tremors were felt in Haryana at 1.19 pm. According to the information received, Beri of Jhajjar was the epicenter of the earthquake and its intensity was 3.8. Earthquake tremors were recorded just 5 km below the ground in Haryana, due to which many people felt the earthquake. Earthquakes often occur near the Mahendragarh-Dehradun fault line passing through Rohtak-Jhajjar, which is also monitored by the National Center for Seismology.

There is a fault line under the ground till Mahendragarh in Dehradun. It has many cracks. These days activities are going on in these cracks. Under this the plate moves. Vibration is generated only by the slightest collision between them. It can happen anywhere anytime. Due to this, tremors of earthquake are felt.


Earthquakes in India are divided into four zones, which include zones two, three, four and five. It is measured in terms of risks. Zone two has the least risk and zone five has the most risk. On the map, zone two is blue, zone three is yellow, zone four is orange, and zone five is red. In this, the area towards Delhi of Rohtak district comes under zone four and the area towards Hisar comes under zone three.

Rahul Dev

Cricket Jounralist at Newsdesk

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