Low Intensity Earthquake Jolts Karnataka’s Hampi and Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur

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Six earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR in two months. However, no damage was caused by the earthquake. Their intensity was not more than 5.

New Delhi| Earthquake tremors were felt in two states on Friday. The intensity was recorded at 4.7 in Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and 4.0 in Hampi, Karnataka. According to the National Center of Seismology, the earthquake occurred at both places at the same time i.e. at 6.55 am. There is no news of any loss of property or life in both states.

Six earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR in two months. However, no damage was caused by the earthquake. Their intensity was not more than 5.

Also Read: Strong Earthquake Tremors Felt In Delhi NCR

According to the National Center for Seismology, Delhi-NCR has three fault lines. Where there is a fault line, there is an earthquake epicentre. Delhi-NCR has Delhi-Moradabad Fault Line, Mathura Fault Line and Sohna Fault Line underground.

According to geologists, the real cause of the earthquake is a sharp movement in tectonic plates. Apart from this, earthquakes also occur due to meteor impact and volcanic eruptions, mine testing and nuclear testing. Earthquake intensity is measured on the Richter scale. An earthquake of magnitude 2.0 or 3.0 is mild on this scale, while a magnitude of 6 means a powerful earthquake.


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