Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Nepal, aftershocks felt in Delhi

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In the early hours of Wednesday, an earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 6.3 struck Nepal. The earthquake’s tremors also impacted the capital city of Delhi and surrounding areas.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale struck Nepal at 1.57 a.m. on Wednesday. The tremors originated 90 kilometres southeast of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, near the Nepal border.

Tremors were also felt in parts of Delhi-NCR and Uttar Pradesh.

The National Centre for Seismology has the following to say about today’s earthquake: “6.3 Magnitude Earthquake, 09-11-2022, 01:57:24 IST, Lat: 29.24 & Long: 81.06, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Nepal.” This is the second day in a row that earthquake tremors have been felt in Delhi-NCR following a 4.5-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal early Tuesday morning, November 8. Today, earthquake tremors were felt in several areas of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, the USGS reported that the earthquake’s epicentre was in Dipayal, Nepal.

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