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Strong Earthquake tremors felt Delhi-NCR; Epicenter in Nepal

NEW DELHI: Strong earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR regions on Tuesday afternoon triggering panic among local residents. According to initial reports, the tremors were felt around 2:30 pm. Tremors were felt after an earthquake, measuring 5.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale, hit Nepal at around 2.28 PM.

The tremors lasted for almost 10-15 seconds, forcing many people to rush out of their homes and offices in panic. Several users posted videos of ceiling fans and household objects shaking seconds after the tremors were felt in the national capital region.

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. As per the National Center for Seismology, the intensity of the earthquake was 5.8 on the Richter scale.

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