Strong Tremors Felt In Delhi, Parts Of North India After Massive 5.9 Earthquake In Nepal

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 November 2019, 07:40 PM
Termors of the earthquake were felt across north India.
Termors of the earthquake were felt across north India. (Photo Credit : Twitter/EMSC )

An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 shook Delhi, Lucknow and several other parts of north India on Tuesday evening, according to National Centre for Seismology. The epicentre of the earthquake was 87 kilometers North West of Dailekh near India-Nepal border. The tremors of the earthquake were felt across north India, including Noida, Ghaziadbad and several other cities. No damage was reported by the time the article was written.

Earlier last week, a medium-intensity earthquake shook parts of Assam’s Karbo Anglong on Wednesday evening. The quake measuring 4.6 jolted Karbo Anglong district at 6.40 pm. With its epicentre at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district of Assam, the quake jolted several areas of Karbi Anglong and other areas from the nearby districts.

Around 6:40 pm, another quake of 4.7 intensity on the Richter scale struck Nagaland. The epicentre of the quake was 52 km from Dimapur and jolted several parts of Nagaland including Dimapur, Kohima and neighbouring areas in Assam. Till the filing of this report, there was no report of any damage to life and property due to the earthquakes.

On November 12, another earthquake of the medium intensity shook parts of Uttarakhand, the State Emergency Operation Centre here said. The quake measuring 4.5 jolted Pithoragarh, Almora, Champawat and Bageshwar districts at 7.30 am. It was epicentred near Raura-Nachni in Pithoragarh district and was at a depth of 10 km, the SEOC said.

The tremors were felt in Munsyari, Pangal, Thal, Nachni, Askot and Dharchula in Pithorogarh district and also parts of Almora, Champawat, and Bageshwar district. However, there was no report of any damage to life and property, the SEOC said quoting Pithoragarh District Magistate V K Jogdande.

First Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 07:07 PM
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