Tremors felt in Delhi, adjoining areas as medium intensity earthquake hits Nepal

Updated: Nov 19, 2019, 22:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent | New Delhi

Tremors were felt in parts of Delhi and it's surrounding areas. More details awaited

This picture has been used for representational purpose only
This picture has been used for representational purpose only

On Tuesday, a medium-intensity earthquake measuring 5.9 hit Nepal as tremors were reported from several parts of Delhi and its surrounding areas. The tremors were first reported in the evening at around 7 pm from the Delhi-NCR region.

Interestingly, alert of tremors also emerged from Lucknow, the state capital of neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. Tremors of the quake were also felt across several parts of north India.

The epicentre of the quake is in Nepal and it was recorded at 7.01 pm, an official of the National Centre for Seismology said, reports news agency ANI.

There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property According to Twitterati, tremors were felt across the northern plains, including parts of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan.

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