Medium intensity earthquake hits Indo-Nepal border
An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck the India-Nepal border on Thursday at 10.22 pm. Tremors were also felt in other parts of India, including Delhi and the National Capital Region, according to several reports. However, there have not been reports of any casualties.
According to the National Seismological Centre, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Uttarakhand along the border between India and Nepal. The earthquake had occurred at 10.22 PM, officials said. According to Times of India, the Indian Meteorological Department said the earthquake struck 24 kilometres north-east of Dharchula in Uttarakhand at a depth of 10 kilometres.
Another earthquake, measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale, had struck the Kullu region in Himachal Pradesh at 4.12 am, the United States Geological Survey said, according to NDTV.