Strong Earthquake Tremors Felt in Delhi-NCR
On Tuesday, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake stru
ck Nepal, causing widespread shaking in the Delhi region.
an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale struck Nepal at 2:28 p.m. today.
the epicentre of the earthquake was located in Nepal, about 148 kilometres east of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.
The quakes lasted less than a minute, but during that time residents of Delhi-NCR
posted videos to social media showing everything from ceiling fans
So far, there have been no reports of earthquake-related damage.
A senior seismologist has pinpointed the epicentre of the earthquake to the 2,400 km Himalayan Collision Zone
which extends from the Hindukush mountain ranges to the territory of modern-day Myanmar.