New Delhi: The WhatsApp message said, “According to NASA, the biggest earthquake will hit Delhi soon. The Rector’s Scale is 9.1 or maybe 9.2. The date has not cleared yet but it may occur in Between 7th of April to 15th April. Loss of life has declared in Lacs.”
The news about Delhi to be hit by 9.1 magnitude earthquake has been doing the rounds for the past few days. The WhatsApp message says that the quake would hit the national capital between April 7th and April 15th.
“The Centre of This Biggest rector’s scale earthquake would be Gurugram. This is the 2nd time in World’s History that huge loss of life and property has declared by NASA. This is biggest Earthquake may occure in Delhi NCR. Spread to all your relatives or friends who stay in Delhi NCR. This earthquake will be the largest as it covers the areas like In India ( Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, J&K to Tamilnadu, Rajasthan to Bihar. In Pakistan Rector’s Scale would be 4-4.2 maximum. If possible move at least for a week from Delhi NCR. Govt will take action very soon on This to save life of People. For More Details www.nasaalert.com,” says the message further.
The good news is that the message that is being circulated is written in wrong English and has mentioned fake NASA website link. There is no such official information released by the space agency.
Attributing the information and warning to American space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the message warned that an earthquake measuring 9.1 on Richter scale would strike Delhi-NCR between April 7 and April 15.