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5.8-magnitude earthquake hits Nepal; tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan

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Earthquakes in Himalayan zone due to continuous accumulation of energy: Scientists

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal Tuesday afternoon with tremors additionally being felt in elements of Delhi, within the nationwide capital area and Jaipur.

The quake struck at 2:28 pm with the epicentre in Nepal at a spot 148 km east of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand, the National Centre for Seismology stated.

“It was scary as the tremors hit,” stated Shantanu, who resides in a high-rise tower in Noida.

Amit Pandey, a Delhi resident, stated, “I was on the fifth floor of one of the blocks at the Civic Centre. I felt a growling noise beneath my feet and a mild shake, when the tremor passed through perhaps.”

Many others within the towering Civic Centre, the headquarters of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, additionally felt the tremors which hit when the House proceedings had been underway.

Tremors had been felt in elements of Rajasthan’s capital metropolis of Jaipur as nicely.

There was no rapid report of lack of life or property from there.

NEW DELHI: A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal Tuesday afternoon with tremors additionally being felt in elements of Delhi, within the nationwide capital area and Jaipur.

The quake struck at 2:28 pm with the epicentre in Nepal at a spot 148 km east of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand, the National Centre for Seismology stated.

“It was scary as the tremors hit,” stated Shantanu, who resides in a high-rise tower in Noida.

Amit Pandey, a Delhi resident, stated, “I was on the fifth floor of one of the blocks at the Civic Centre. I felt a growling noise beneath my feet and a mild shake, when the tremor passed through perhaps.”

Many others within the towering Civic Centre, the headquarters of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, additionally felt the tremors which hit when the House proceedings had been underway.

Tremors had been felt in elements of Rajasthan’s capital metropolis of Jaipur as nicely.

There was no rapid report of lack of life or property from there.