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Mild quake in UP, tremors felt in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of Delhi and the National Ca

Published: 13th March 2012 11:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:34 PM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the epicentre of the quake, which took place at 3.37 a.m., was Baghpat in western Uttar Pradesh. The intensity was "slight", said an official.

As a result, mild tremors were felt in parts of the capital and NCR. However, no serious damage was reported.



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