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EarthQuake in Delhi :Today’s devastating earthquake in Delhi was centered in Nepal, but it was also felt in Delhi-NCR.

ByNishat Manzar

Oct 3, 2023

India’s capital New Delhi and the neighboring areas were also affected by today’s earthquake in Delhi. Parts of New Delhi saw a surge of people leaving homes and business buildings. In India or Nepal, there were no reports of damage as of yet.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake’s epicentre was in Nepal at a latitude of 29.39 degrees north and an east longitude of 81.23 degrees.

In Delhi-NCR, there have been significant earthquake shocks. The Nepal earthquake, which has a magnitude of 6.2, occurs at a depth of 5 km, according to the National Center for Seismology. The capital city of India, New Delhi, and the neighboring areas also felt the quake. Parts of New Delhi saw a surge of people leaving homes and business buildings. In India or Nepal, there were no reports of damage as of yet.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake’s epicentre was in Nepal at a latitude of 29.39 degrees north and an east longitude of 81.23 degrees.

The national German Research Centre for Geosciences, The GFZ (GeoForschungsZentrum), has reported that an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has struck the Nepal area.

Strong earthquakes could be reported across north India as people in Dehradun ran out of their buildings. pictures supplied by the Secretariat.

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake, according to the National Center for Seismology, struck Nepal at 2:51 PM today.

The National Seismological Centre of Nepal reports that an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 occurred on Tuesday afternoon in regions of western Nepal. No documented loss of life or property has occurred.

At 2.40 p.m., the epicentre of the earthquake was located in the Talkot region of the Bajhang district, 700 miles west of Kathmandu, according to the report.

Additionally, Bhajang’s surrounding areas as well as neighboring India felt the effects of the earthquake.

According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), Nepal was slammed by two earthquakes on Tuesday with magnitudes of 6.2 and 4.6 on the Richter Scale. Large portions of India also felt the vibrations.

Within a little more than thirty minutes, there were two earthquakes. At 14:25:52 IST and 14:51:04 IST, respectively, two earthquakes were felt.

The NCS posted information of an earthquake in Nepal with the following coordinates: “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.6, Occurred on 03-10-2023, 14:25:52 IST, Lat: 29.37 & Long: 81.22, Depth: 10 Km.”

The second earthquake, which had a magnitude of 6.2, had a depth of 5 km as opposed to 10 km for the previous one, which had a value of 4.6.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 03-10-2023, 14:51:04 IST, Latitude: 29.39 & Longitude: 81.23, Depth: 5 Km, Location:Nepal,” the website X stated.

As powerful earthquakes shook many regions of north India, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya exited Nirman Bhawan among others.