5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal Again, Tremors Felt Across Delhi-NCR

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal Again, Tremors Felt Across Delhi-NCR

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday night, causing tremors in Delhi-NCR and other northern states. Earthquake tremors felt across Delhi pic.twitter.com/rnZ4Pov0dk

— ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2022 The magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 5.4 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was Nepal, according to National Center for Seismology (NCS).  Earthquake of Magnitude:5.4, Occurred on 12-11-2022, 19:57:06 IST, Lat: 29.28 & Long: 81.20, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nepal, for more information Download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/4wntmaWERI @ndmaindia @Indiametdept @Ravi_MoES @OfficeOfDrJS @Dr_Mishra1966 @PMOIndia pic.twitter.com/eyQE1HMb5Z

— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) November 12, 2022 The epicentre of the 5.4-magnitude earthquake was located in Nepal, 212 kilometres southeast of Joshimath in Uttarakhand, news agency PTI reported. 

Three days after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Nepal killed six people in the neighbouring nation, the area began to tremble once more around 7:57 p.m.

This is Nepal’s third earthquake in a week.

According to an IMD official, the quake originated in Nepal at a depth of 10 kilometres in Latitude 29.28 N and Longitude 81.20 E.

Tremors were felt in Uttarakhand in localities such as Pithoragarh, Munsiyari, and Gangolihat.

“The origin of the earthquake was 10 km deep and 3 km from Silanga town of Nepal. The affected countries are India, China and Nepal,” Pithoragarh Disaster Management Officer BS Mahar was quoted as saying by PTI. 

No initial reports of any damage were made. More information is awaited.

(With Inputs From Agencies)

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