Earthquake of Magnitude 5.8 in Delhi-NCR


The earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck Nepal, sending tremors across the capital region, Reuters quoted the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

The National Centre for Seismology said in a tweet Earthquake tremors were felt across Delhi-NCR region. The tremors lasted for several seconds.The earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck Nepal, sending tremors across the capital region. “Earthquake of Magnitude:5.8, Occurred on 24-01-2023, 14:28:31 IST, Lat: 29.41 & Long: 81.68, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nepal,” the NCS said.Social media was flooded with videos of netizens tweeting their experience of the earthquake.This comes more than 20 days after tremors were felt in the national capital region. On January 5, an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude had hit the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan.

The depth of the earthquake was 5 km below the ground. On January 1, an earthquake of 3.8 magnitude had hit the Delhi-NCR region, according to the National Centre for Seismology. The earthquake had occurred at the northwest of Haryana’s Jhajjar at 1:19 am on January 1.


An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 hit Nepal on Tuesday with strong tremors being felt across Delhi and surrounding areas.

It added “An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal at 2:28 pm today,” National Center for Seismology (NCS) said. The quake’s epicentre was in Nepal at a place 148 km east of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.

There have been no reports of damage caused by the earthquake so far. Residents of Delhi-NCR took to social media to share videos of ceiling fans and household objects shaking during the tremors that lasted less than a minute.

As per the National Center for Seismology, the intensity of the earthquake was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR regions on Tuesday afternoon triggering panic among local residents. According to the National Center of Semiology, an Earthquake of Magnitude 5.8, occurred on January 245 at 14:28:31 IST, Lat: 29.41 & Long: 81.68, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Nepal.


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