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Huge earthquake tremor felt in Delhi-NCR; 6.2 magnitude hit Nepal

The earthquake, which occurred at 2.25 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, was centered in Nepal and measured 6.2 on the Richter scale.

On Tuesday afternoon, strong earthquakes were felt in many parts of North India, including Delhi and nearby areas (Delhi NCR). The earthquake, which occurred at 2.25 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, was centered in Nepal and measured 6.2 on the Richter scale.

Huge tremor in Delhi-NCR

According to the National Seismological Center, two earthquakes were detected. The first tremor of the earthquake was felt at 2:25 p.m., with a magnitude of 4.6. Within half an hour, another earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred. The epicenter of this earthquake was located at a depth of 5 kilometers from the earth’s surface, and therefore its tremors were felt very quickly and far away.

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What Seismological Centre said

Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 6.2 struck Nepal 25 minutes apart, with strong tremors reaching Delhi-NCR and parts of northern India, the National Seismological Center said on Tuesday.

The first magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck Nepal at 2:25 p.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers, the official said. At the same time, a little later at 14:51, a powerful 6.2-degree earthquake occurred in Nepal itself. Both earthquakes were felt in Delhi-NCR. People living in Delhi and the metro area felt strong tremors after the second earthquake and came out of their offices and apartment buildings.

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Delhi police notice to people

After the earthquake, the Delhi Police advised them not to panic. A post on social media platform X said: “We hope you are all safe. Get out of your buildings to a safe place, but don’t panic. Don’t use the elevator. Call 112 for emergency help. Earthquakes were also felt in other parts of North India including Chandigarh and Jaipur.

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