Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 strikes Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi

The quake was at a depth of 10 km and was about 63 km to the northwest of Nepal’s Jumla district


REUTERS January 24, 2023
The quake was at a depth of 10 km and was about 63 km to the northwest of Nepal’s Jumla district

NEW DELHI:

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck Nepal on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said, sending tremors across India’s capital New Delhi.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km and was about 63 km to the northwest of Nepal’s Jumla district, more than 300 km from the capital, Kathmandu.

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There were no immediate reports of any casualties.

Social media users in India said they felt strong tremors that shook ceiling fans and other hanging objects.

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