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.
Strong earthquake tremors felt in Delhi pic.twitter.com/VZkRU4uyLy— ANI (@ANI) January 24, 2023
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.
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.8, Occurred on 24-01-2023, 14:28:31 IST, Lat: 29.41 & Long: 81.68, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nepal for more information Download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/gSZOFnURgY@ndmaindia @Indiametdept @Dr_Mishra1966 @Ravi_MoES @OfficeOfDrJS @PMOIndia pic.twitter.com/y1Ak7VbvFB— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) January 24, 2023