Delhi is already facing several problems including coronavirus and repeated earthquakes have traumatized the people of the capital city, who are now trending some funny memes on Twitter with a hashtag #Earthquake.
Two earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR in a span of less than an hour on Friday evening. The first quake occurred at a depth of 5 km at 9.08 p.m. The National Centre for Seismology stated that a medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.6 had an epicentre in Rohtak in Haryana. The second one had a lower intensity of magnitude 2.9. It occurred at the same location at 10 p.m.
According to the reports, there were no immediate reports of casualties or loss of property. The tremors have been felt in Delhi-NCR for the third time in May and the fifth time in the last two months. People worried that India has already been grappling with coronavirus, cyclone and locust swarms. Earthquake is their new worry for them now. Some of them took to Twitter to express their concerns on it.
Arti Bhardwaj @Bhardwaj__arti
Dear God/Lord Pandemic… Earthquake… Cyclone… Earthquake……… What else is more in your store for us to show this year…. 🙄🙄🙄 Please be kind and show some mercy instead….
Vipin Vijay Nair @VipinVijayNair
Earthquake felt in delhi right now. Pretty strong indeed. Awaiting the reading on Richter scale. #delhiearthquake This has been the 7th earthquake felt within 50 days in and around delhi. Today’s #delhiearthquake marked at 4.6 on Richter Scale. Delhi lies in 4th Zone of seismic zone in India and it entails high probability of such earthquakes.