Tremors were felt in Rajasthan’s Jaipur, Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner, Tonk, Jalore and Bundi. No loss of life was reported, said officials on Monday.
On Sunday night, people came out of their homes out of fear as the doors and windows rattled in many cities.
The earthquake’s epicentre was several kilometres below the ground in Jaipur and Ganganagar districts.
According to the information, the first earthquake was reported in Anupgarh, Sri Ganganagar. Its centre was close to the Pakistan border and 10 km(s) below the ground. The tremors were felt at around 12.27 AM with an intensity of 3.7 on the Richter scale.
After 8 minutes, a tremor was felt in Jaipur too. This time the intensity was recorded at 3.6 on the Richter scale. The epicentre of this earthquake was between Fagi and Chaksu in Jaipur. It was also about 10 kilometres below the ground.
The National Centre for Seismology said, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.6, occurred on 17-10-2022, 00:36:49 IST, Lat: 26.55 & Long: 75.67, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 41km SSW of Jaipur.”
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