Low-intensity earthquake shakes Hyderabad and Delhi today


A low intensity earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was reported near Hyderabad on Monday, said the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).  The epicenter of the earthquake lay in Andhra Pradesh, 156 kilometers South of Hyderabad at a depth of 10 kilometers, said the NCS.

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred around 5 am this morning, 156 kilometers South of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh at a depth of 10 kilometers," it said. There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property due to the earthquake.

Mild tremors were also felt in New Delhi due to which the services of the Delhi Metro were briefly disrupted.

The mild tremors were reported at around 6.42 am in the national capital, metro services at many stations were halted and passengers were left stranded on Monday.