New Delhi: Tremors were felt across the national capital, adjacent regions and other parts of north India during the early hours of Wednesday. The earthquake with an epicentre in Nepal and measured 6.3 on the Richter scale was felt around 1:57 am in the national capital and nearby areas. Locals in these places recounted their experiences with many of them posting videos and photos on social media platforms of shaking objects and people coming out of their homes.
“We were getting off an auto when we felt the tremors. The auto driver also got scared, and as I looked around, I could see others felt it too. It stopped soon after,” said a passenger on New Delhi Railway Station, quoted by news agency ANI.
Delhi ncr earthquake recordedvin my house cctv #earthquake pic.twitter.com/LFXst96ZmO
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Earthquake in delhi.. upar ki floors mein rahne wale give up hi kar dete hai…#earthquake pic.twitter.com/B601NuuQq8
— Gaurav Taneja (@flyingbeast320) November 8, 2022
Big tremors felt in Delhi. That was scary. That’s too much when you r watching horror movie. #Delhi_earthquake#earthquake pic.twitter.com/LvHUASBofm
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An auto-driver, Ramesh told the news agency, “I was taking a passenger on the ride. We felt the tremors of the earthquake. The passenger deboarded. We felt it for quite some time.”
It was strong one.. goosebumps #earthquake #Delhi #Noida #NepalCaptured Video – Crossing Republik, Ghaziabad pic.twitter.com/JHFuslzZbE
— Nikhil Chhabra (@nikhilchhabra) November 8, 2022
“Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on 09-11-2022, 01:57:24 IST, Lat: 29.24 & Long: 81.06, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Nepal,” National Center for Seismology tweeted.
Nepal was the most affected by the earthquake where three people were reported dead in the Doti district. The far-west region of Nepal recorded three tremors — two earthquakes and one after shock — in the past 24 hours, the National Seismological Centre of Nepal stated, reported the news agency.