An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on Richter scale was recorded in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh on Friday. According to the National Center of Seismology (NCS), the earthquake was reported at 4:38 pm. The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 33 km North-Northeast of Pithoragarh.
Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 19-02-2021, 16:38:32 IST, Lat: 29.88 & Long: 80.29, Depth: 8 Km ,Location: 33 km NNE of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India for more information download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/OtVedRw7HApic.twitter.com/kmYBZqldbU- National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) February 19, 2021
The depth of the earthquake was around 8 km. No property damage or deaths have been reported so far because of the earthquake.
The earthquake occurred a week after strong tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, including Noida, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad. A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3 had hit Tajikistan at 10:31 pm on February 12, sending tremors to Delhi-NCR and several other parts of North India. The earthquake had caused panic in Delhi-NCR with people rushing out of their homes and into the streets.