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Nepal is hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake; tremors are felt in Delhi-NCR.

ByJosh Taylor

Nov 9, 2022

Earthquake in Delhi: According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicenter was 90 km southeast of Pithoragarh in the Uttarakhand state that borders Nepal.
In New Delhi: Early on Wednesday, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that rocked the Himalayan region close to Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand along the Nepal border caused severe tremors to be felt throughout north India.
According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake struck Nepal around 1.57 am on Wednesday, some 90 kilometres east-southeast of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand (NCS).
The tremors that were felt in Lucknow, Ghaziabad, and the surrounding areas roused people from their slumber.
A series of minor earthquakes have occurred over the previous several days in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand and adjacent Nepal.
“Didn’t want to tweet but one can fairly state it did feel like an earthquake,” Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi wrote in a tweet. Radhika Khera, the leader of the Congress, asked people to “remain vigilant and keep safe.”
According to radio host Raunac, it was quite terrifying. The epicentre of the earthquake in Nepal, according to the USGS, was 21 kilometres away from Dipayal.
The NCS data indicated that the area had at least two 4.9 and 3.5 magnitude earthquakes late Tuesday night.
A 4.5-magnitude earthquake that struck Uttarakhand on Sunday had its epicentre 17 km to the east-southeast of Uttarkashi.
Three earthquakes had occurred in Nepal during the course of the past five hours. The National Center for Seismology reports that Nepal had its first earthquake on Tuesday at 8:52 p.m. At 9:41 p.m., a second 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck the area. On Wednesday around 1.57 am, a third earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 shook the country; tremors were felt in Delhi.
Numerous locations in North India, including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, experienced powerful earthquakes. However, there have been no reports of deaths, injuries, or property damage as of yet.
An office in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, was captured on camera at precisely this moment in time the earthquake was felt.

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