New Delhi, Feb 20: Tremors were felt in Delhi and nearby areas on Wednesday morning after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake was reported in western Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district and another one in faraway Tajikistan in central Asia.
According to United States Geological Survey, an earthquake of 4.6-magnitude struck Tajikistan at around 7:05 am.
Soon after, an earthquake was reported from Kandhla in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli, 90 km from Delhi.
Earlier this month, mild tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR after a powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Hindu Kush mountain range along Afghanistan-Pakistan border. According to an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official, tremors in Delhi-NCR had lasted for 40-50 seconds.