A magnitude 2.5 earthquake jolts Delhi-NCR; minor tremors are observed in Noida and Ghaziabad.

An earthquake of magnitude 2.5 struck the Delhi NCR at about 9.30 p.m., causing moderate vibrations.
At about 9.30 p.m. on Tuesday, a magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck 8 kilometers west of New Delhi (November 29). According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake was 5 kilometers deep.
More information on today’s earthquake is anticipated.
Massive earthquakes struck Nepal and Indonesia recently, killing hundreds of people and destroying property. On November 9, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake rocked western Nepal at around 2 a.m. local time (20:15 GMT), killing six people and forcing numerous buildings to collapse. On November 21, a catastrophic earthquake struck Indonesia’s major island of Java. The dead toll from Indonesia’s earthquake is 268.
Experts on the impact of the November 9 pre-dawn earthquake OP Mishra, Director of the National Centre for Seismology, highlighted how three pre-shocks that occurred 10 days before the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal on November 9 helped escape a worse disaster in the Himalayan area bordering Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Three earthquakes shook India and Nepal. Three earthquakes of 4.1 magnitude occurred on October 30 at 9.11 a.m., and two on November 8 of 3.
Mishra told PTI that earthquakes of magnitude 5 and 4.9 helped remove a lot of stored stress in the seismically active Himalayan area. According to him, the centre of all the earthquakes was around 90 kilometres east-southeast of Pithoragarh in Nepal, between the South Almora Thrust and the North Almora Thrust, and the shockwaves travelled towards Delhi along the Moradabad fault.
Smaller earthquakes induce stress leaking.
“The main safety aspect of the Himalayan area is that lesser quakes keep occuring and there is stress release,” said Mishra, who studied previous earthquakes in the region.
According to him, the tension released by the three pre-shocks also guaranteed that the 6.3 magnitude temblor’s aftershocks did not inflict significant damage. “In addition, there were fewer aftershocks. There may have been a succession of aftershocks if the three pre-shocks had not occurred “Mishra said. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake was followed by four aftershocks, two of which occurred on November 9 at 3:15 a.m. (3.6 magnitude) and at 6:27 a.m. (3.6 magnitude) (4.3 magnitude). On November 10, a 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck the area at 4:58 a.m.
The 5.4 magnitude earthquake on November 12 at 7:57 p.m. was an aftershock of the 6.3 magnitude temblor on November 9, and its effects were felt throughout the national capital area. Over the last 150 years, four large earthquakes have been recorded in the Himalayan area, including shocks in Shillong in 1897, Kangra in 1905, Bihar-Nepal in 1934, and Assam in 1950.

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