Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and nearby cities and in Lucknow region at around 4.22 pm on Monday as a 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal again, its second quake in three days. The Himalayan county felt 5.6 Magnitude tremors.
New Delhi: Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and nearby cities and in Lucknow region at around 4.22 pm on Monday as a 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal again, its second quake in three days. The Himalayan county felt 5.6 Magnitude tremors.
The National Centre for Seismology said the epicentre for the quake was 233 kilometres north of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.
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Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR at 4.16 pm on Monday afternoon. Earthquake tremors were also felt in many other districts including Noida, Faridabad, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Lakhimpur Kheri, Pilibhit adjacent to Delhi. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake of Magnitude -5.6 occurred at 16.16:40 IST in Nepal.
The earthquake caused panic among people, with many people in Delhi and the National Capital Region reporting strong shaking of desks and furniture.
Last Friday, a powerful 6.4 earthquake jolted Nepal that claims lives over 157 and injures over 150. Nepal lies in one of the world’s most active tectonic zones which makes it extremely vulnerable to earthquakes. The tremors destroyed hundreds of houses in the Himalayan country’s remote mountainous region.
According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, the earthquake with an epicentre in Jajarkot district, about 500km west of Kathmandu, was recorded at 11:47 pm on Friday.
Friday’s earthquake is the most destructive one in the country since the 2015 earthquake that killed around 9,000 people in the country and injured more than 22,000 people.