An earthquake of magnitude 2.6 struck Delhi on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at 3:36 pm.
Its epicentre was 10 km below the surface of the earth in North district, said the National Centre for Seismology.
There was no report of casualty or damage to property.
Last week, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 had jolted Nepal with tremors being felt across the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR). The tremors were felt days after a 6.4 magnitude had hit Nepal, killing 153 people and injuring 160 in the worst earthquake since 2015.
Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) fall in Zone IV, which is considered a high seismic risk zone according to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) seismic zoning map. Zone IV signifies a higher likelihood of experiencing earthquakes with moderate to high levels of intensity.
On November 7, three earthquake of over 4 magnitude hit western Nepal’s Jajarkot, injuring 16 people. “Sixteen people were injured when three aftershocks with more than 4 magnitude hit Jajarkot in Western Nepal on Monday afternoon. Ten people were injured in Rukum West and six others were injured in Jajarkot,” officials told news agency Reuters.