New Delhi, 3/10/2023 – A powerful earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale originating in Nepal sent shockwaves through north India today, including the national capital region of Delhi, as well as Punjab and Haryana. The tremors rattled buildings and caused widespread concern among residents.
The earthquake, which struck earlier today, had its epicenter in Nepal, as confirmed by the National Centre for Seismology. Initial reports indicate that the quake’s impact was significantly felt in the Delhi-NCR region and surrounding areas, leading to temporary disruptions in daily life as people rushed out of buildings and sought open spaces for safety.
Local authorities and emergency services are closely monitoring the situation, assessing any potential damage or casualties. As news of the earthquake spreads, residents in affected areas are urged to remain vigilant and follow safety guidelines issued by authorities.
This seismic event serves as a reminder of the need for preparedness in regions prone to earthquakes and highlights the importance of effective disaster management strategies to mitigate potential risks and ensure the safety of residents. Further updates on the situation are expected as assessments continue.