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10 Sep 2018 | 04:07 PM UTC

India: Minor earthquake in Haryana state September 10

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Minor earthquake in Haryana state September 10; tremors felt in parts of capital New Delhi; no casualties or major damage reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/10/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/10/2018, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Haryana

Event

On the morning of Monday, September 10, an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred in Jhajjar district of Haryana state. No deaths or major property damage have been reported so far. Tremors were also felt in parts of the capital New Delhi as well as in northern Uttar Pradesh state.

Context

This earthquake followed a 3.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Jhajjar district on September 9.

Advice

Individuals in the affected area should monitor the situation, be prepared for aftershocks, and adhere to any instructions issued by local or regional authorities. In general, after a powerful earthquake, check for damages and take note of your surroundings. If indoors, shut off water, gas, and electricity lines and evacuate the building.

 

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