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Minor Earthquake with Magnitude 3.1 Strikes Near Faridabad, Haryana

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In a recent seismic event, the National Center for Seismology reported a minor earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale. The earthquake occurred on the 15th of October, 2023, at 16:08:16 IST. Its epicenter was located at latitude 28.41 and longitude 77.41, with a depth of 10 kilometers. The earthquake’s epicenter was situated 9 kilometers to the east of Faridabad, Haryana, India.

While this earthquake was relatively minor in magnitude, it serves as a reminder of the seismic activity that can occur in various regions. Fortunately, there have been no reports of significant damage or casualties resulting from this event. The National Center for Seismology continues to monitor seismic activity across India to ensure the safety of its citizens.

“Residents in the affected area are advised to stay informed about earthquake safety measures and remain prepared for any potential aftershocks. Seismic events can occur unexpectedly, and being aware of safety protocols can make a significant difference in times of need”.

The National Center for Seismology plays a crucial role in monitoring and reporting seismic activity in India, helping to ensure the safety and well-being of the population. As seismic events can vary in magnitude and impact, their work remains essential in disaster preparedness and response.

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