Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Bikaner, tremors felt across Rajasthan
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan on Friday.
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck 420 km northwest of Bikaner, Rajasthan on Friday at 8:01 am on Friday, according to National Centre for Seismology.
The earthquake was 290 kilometre deep. "Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.3, Occurred on 12-02-2021, 08:01:47 IST, Depth: 290 Km, Location: 420km NW of Bikaner, Rajasthan, India", the NCS tweeted.
On Friday, minister of earth sciences Harsh Vardhan said there has been 965 earthquakes last year of magnitude 3 and above in NCR. In reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Vardhan said "possibilities are being explored" to take up pilot study on earthquake early-warning system in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey.