More about Earthquake in Nepal and nearby area.
Several areas of northern India, including Delhi-NCR, Punjab, and Haryana, witnessed powerful earthquake tremors today. Four earthquakes, the largest of which had a magnitude of 6.2, began in Nepal. After a 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked western Nepal on Tuesday afternoon, there were significant tremors reported in numerous locations of northern India, including Delhi and its surroundings, Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.
The first earthquake, which had a magnitude of 4.6, and the second, which had a magnitude of 6.2, happened within a space of over 30 minutes. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), Nepal was the place where all four of the earthquakes that occurred over the course of an hour originated.
Parts of the Delhi-National Capital Region experienced strong earthquake tremors on Tuesday. Initial estimates by the National Center for Seismology place the earthquake’s depth at 5 km and its magnitude at 6.2. coverage A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit west Nepal. Josh Math is located about 200 kilometers to the southeast. Since it is shallow, north India has seen significant shocks. The Himalayan terrain is full of flaws. Tectonically, it is an extremely active zone. JL Gautama, office head for the National Centre for Seismology, stated that we are investigating which faults are implicated. Residents fled their homes in a panic after the earthquake, which lasted more than 40 seconds.
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Delhi-NCR residents have reported strong earthquake vibrations. The magnitude 6.2 earthquake impacts Nepal at a depth of 5 km, according to the National Centre for Seismology. Parts of India, including its capital New Delhi and the neighboring areas, felt the quake as well. In several areas of New Delhi, people hurried out of their homes and business buildings. In India or Nepal, there were no immediate reports of damage. According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake’s epicentre was in Nepal at 29.39 degrees north latitude and 81.23 degrees east longitude. Strong earthquakes were detected in various locations in north India, and people in Dehradun hurried out of their buildings. Images provided by the Secretariat.
A 6.2 on the Richter scale earthquake struck Nepal at 2:51 PM today, according to the National Center for Seismology. The National Seismological Centre of Nepal reports that on Tuesday afternoon, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 struck portions of western Nepal. There have been no documented losses of life or property. It stated that the earthquake occurred at 2.40 p.m. and that its epicentre was in the Talkot area of the Bajhang district, 700 kilometers west of Kathmandu. The Bhajang area and neighboring India were also affected by the earthquake.
According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), Nepal was rocked by two earthquakes on Tuesday with magnitudes of 6.2 and 4.6 on the Richter scale. These earthquakes were also felt in significant portions of India.
Within less than 30 minutes, there were two tremors. The first earthquake struck at 14:25:52 IST, and the second one struck at 14:51:04 IST. The NCS posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.6, Occurred on 03-10-2023, 14:25:52 IST, Lat: 29.37 & Long: 81.22, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Nepal.” The first earthquake, which had a magnitude of 4.6, had a depth of 10 km, while the second, which had a magnitude of 6.2, had a depth of 5 km.
The information was published on X as “Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 03-10-2023, 14:51:04 IST, Lat: 29.39 & Long: 81.23, Depth: 5 Km, Location:Nepal.”
Along with others, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya left Nirman Bhawan as powerful tremors shook various regions of north India.