New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale hit Hyderabad on Monday morning. The tremors were felt at 5 am in south of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, as per the National Center for Seismology.
"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 26-07-2021, 05:00:53 IST, Lat: 16.00 & Long: 78.22, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 156km S of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India," the NCS tweeted out from its official handle.
Earthquake of Magnitude:4.0, Occurred on 26-07-2021, 05:00:53 IST, Lat: 16.00 & Long: 78.22, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 156km S of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India for more information download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/GgF9bDeXgH pic.twitter.com/fPpBpjGPEg
— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) July 26, 2021
The epicentre of the earthquake was 156 km south of Hyderabad, near the Andhra Pradesh border and at a depth of 10 km from the surface. No damages or casualties have been reported so far.
Meanwhile, earthquake tremors were also felt in the national capital on Monday morning. According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), mild tremors were confirmed around 6:42 am due to which the metro services were halted on Monday (July 26, 2021) morning.
“Mild tremors were confirmed around 6.42 AM in the morning. As a standard procedure, trains were run on cautionary speed and stationed at next platform. The services are now running normally,” DMRC said in a tweet.