Earthquake in Delhi NCR: Strong tremors felt in Okhla, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida.
Once again, Nepal was hit by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Monday with tremors being also felt in the Delhi-NCR region, including Okhla.
At 4:31 pm (local time), Jajarkot and its neighbouring regions in Nepal were struck by another significant earthquake, as reported by the National Seismological Center.
This was followed by another 4.5-magnitude earthquake at 4.40 pm, said an official at the National Earthquake Measurement Centre.
A resident, who was in a top-floor building in Jamia Nagar, said he felt the tremor as the building was shaking. It was just three days ago that tremors were felt by residents in Delhi when a quake hit Nepal. With today’s earthquake, it is the second quake to hit Nepal in just three days.”
The National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) on November 6, 2023 tweeted: “Earthquake of Magnitude:5.6, Occurred on 06-11-2023, 16:16:40 IST, Lat: 28.89 & Long: 82.36, Depth: 10 Km ,Region: Nepal for more information Download the BhooKamp App.”
There was no immediate report of any casualties or damage in Nepal.
The 6.4 earthquake magnitude that hit Nepal’s western parts just before midnight on Friday killed 153 people.
Nevertheless, in Okhla, a significant number of residents were initially skeptical about the news, with some not having felt the tremors.