Delhi: Strong tremors of earthquake were felt in Delhi on Monday. The national capital was jolted by a strong earthquake in the afternoon today. The earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in Nepal and the tremors of the earthquake were felt in Delhi-NCR. There are no reports of any deaths or injuries due to the earthquake so far. The national capital had experienced a strong earthquake two days ago.
The earthquake occurred today afternoon
The earthquake occurred today in the afternoon at around 4.18 PM. As per reports, the tremors were felt twice in a time span of 30 seconds. The National Center for Seismology (NCS) on Monday said, "Earthquake of Magnitude 5.6, Occurred on 06-11-2023, 16:16:40 IST, Lat: 28.89 & Long: 82.36, Depth of 10 Km, Region in Nepal." Nepal is extremely vulnerable to earthquakes as the country lies in one of the most active tectonic zones in the world.
Another earthquake jolts Nepal
Another strong earthquake has hit Nepal after it was jolted by a massive earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on Friday (November 3). The tremors of the earthquake were felt in Northern India. People came running out of their houses when the tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and other states in North India.
The death toll reached 128
The death toll in the earthquake that hit Nepal on November 3 reached 128. India stepped forward and provided relief materials to the earthquake-affected areas in Nepal. As per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's neighbourhood first policy in action, India became the responder and provided medicines and other relief material to the country.