Tremors felt in India’s capital and surrounding areas

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck northwestern districts of Nepal, resulting in the tragic loss of at least 150 lives and leaving dozens injured.

The Impact

The earthquake’s epicenter was located in Jajarkot, approximately 250 miles northeast of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. Two districts in Nepal bore the brunt of this destructive quake.

The Affected Areas

Tremors from the earthquake were felt in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) and some other parts of north India, reminding us of the interconnectedness of seismic activity in the region.

Ripple Effect of the Earthquake

This earthquake marked the second earthquake measuring more than 6 in Nepal in the last one month, adding to the challenges faced by the region in terms of disaster preparedness and recovery.

Not an Isolated Incident

Nepal's PM expresses sorrow for earthquake damage. All security agencies are mobilized, but tough terrain and poor infrastructure hinder rescue efforts.

Relief and Rescue Operations

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concern over the situation in Nepal and tweeted that India stands in solidarity with Nepal and is ready to extend all possible assistance.

International Support

The devastating earthquake in Nepal has raised concerns about the need for enhanced earthquake preparedness, response, and recovery efforts in this seismically active region.

The Aftermath