2.7 magnitude earthquake hits west-northwest of Delhi
New Delhi, March 22: An earthquake of magnitude 2.7 struck 17 km west-northwest of Delhi on Wednesday, according to National Center for Seismology.
Taking to Twitter, National Center for Seismology said, "Earthquake of Magnitude:2.7, Occurred on 22-03-2023, 16:42:35 IST, Lat: 28.66 & Long: 77.03, Depth: 5 Km, Location: 17km WNW of New Delhi, India."
Earlier, on Tuesday evening, strong tremors from a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Afghanistan's remote Hindu Kush mountains jangled nerves and caused alarm across states in the North Indian belt.
Once the tremors occurred, terrified residents of Delhi and surrounding areas took to the streets.
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