Tremors in Lucknow, Delhi after earthquake jolts Nepal for 2nd time in a week - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Tremors in Lucknow, Delhi after earthquake jolts Nepal for 2nd time in a week

Nov 13, 2022 01:22 PM IST

Earlier, on Wednesday, strong tremors were felt in Lucknow and parts of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi at 1:57am after an earthquake measuring 6.3 struck Nepal

Mild tremors were felt in Lucknow and bordering districts of Delhi-NCR at 7:57pm on Saturday after an earthquake of 5.4-magnitude hit Nepal for the second time in one week.

No damage to life or property was reported (Representative Image)
No damage to life or property was reported (Representative Image)

This was the second time in four days that the cities in North India experienced tremors.

Unlock exclusive access to the story of India's general elections, only on the HT App. Download Now!

However, as the magnitude of the tremor in Lucknow was low, not many people felt it. Also, no damage to life or property was reported.

Also Read: Delhi’s air quality improves but remains in ‘poor’ category with AQI at 300

In a tweet, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the nodal agency of the government of India for monitoring earthquake activity in the country, said, “Earthquake of Magnitude 5.4, occurred on 12-11-22, 19:57:06 IST, Depth 10 Km, Location: Nepal.”

Earlier, on Wednesday, strong tremors were felt in Lucknow and parts of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi at 1:57am after an earthquake measuring 6.3 struck Nepal.

Mohd Danish, head of the Lucknow Meteorological Centre, said, “The intensity of the tremor felt on Saturday was lesser than what we experienced on Wednesday. Therefore, not many people felt it.”

Meanwhile, earthquake tremors were felt a little more strongly in the Delhi-NCR region on Saturday evening. Within minutes, people took to Twitter to share their experience of the quake.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, April 12, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On