Earthquake felt in Delhi, other parts of north India; no casualties reported

Tremors were felt in New Delhi and the adjoining NCR region in Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon today. The tremors were also felt in parts of Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The earthquake occured at about 1.11pm.

The earthquake measured 4.9 on the richter scale, according to TV reports. The epicentre was at Bahudargarh close to the Delhi-Haryana border. The tremors were felt for about 15-20 seconds.

There have been no reports of loss of life or property, so far. Chances of aftershocks are not very high.

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