Strong tremors in Delhi-NCR after 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Nepal
Earthquake today in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad: 6.2 magnitude quake jolts capital, NCR - Check latest updates | Earthquake News Today in India, Nepal: An official said the first quake of magnitude 4.6 hit Nepal at a depth of 10 kilometres at 2:25 pm.
Earthquake today in Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad: 6.2 magnitude quake jolts capital, NCR - Check latest updates | Earthquake News Today in India, Nepal: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR on Tuesday afternoon, following two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 6.2 jolted Nepal at an interval of 25 minutes, the National Centre for Seismology said on Tuesday.
An official said the first quake of magnitude 4.6 hit Nepal at a depth of 10 kilometres at 2:25 pm.
A stronger quake - magnitude 6.2 - jolted the Himalayan nation at 2:51 pm.
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People in Delhi and the National Capital Region reported strong tremors after the second quake and rushed out of their offices and high-rise buildings.
The Delhi Police urged them not to panic."We hope you all are safe. Please come out of your buildings to a safe spot, but do not panic. DO NOT USE ELEVATORS! For any emergency help, dial 112," it said in a post on X.
Tremors were felt in other parts of north India including Chandigarh and Jaipur. The Police control room in Jaipur said there was no information yet about any loss.
According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal at 2:51 pm today.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal at 2:51 pm today: National Centre for Seismology pic.twitter.com/CgXYfjFjKX
— ANI (@ANI) October 3, 2023
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