Since April, 20 earthquakes have been recorded in and around Delhi. Of the 20, two were above magnitude 4.
India has seen a flurry of low to moderate intensity earthquakes in recent weeks. A look at what earthquakes are, and how bad they can be.
The bench gave the Delhi government and the civic authorities one week to file their affidavits and listed the matter for hearing on June 15.
Since April, Delhi-NCR has recorded more than 14 quakes of low and medium intensity.
There is a very little possibility of having a major earthquake in the Delhi-NCR, a region with very high population density, a scientist said.
The second quake was of a lower intensity of magnitude 2.9 and occurred at the same location at 10pm, said the NCS.
The epicentre was Pitampura in north Delhi. The NCS said the quake occurred at 11:28 am at a depth of eight kilometres.
While no casualties were reported on this side of the border, people rushed out of their homes and offices in panic in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.
The epicenter of the earthquake that occurred at 6:15 AM was 50 km from Taleqan, which is situated in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan.
Tremors were felt in several parts of Delhi after an earthquake of magnitude 4.6 was registered in Kofarnihon, Tajikistan.