Delhi and nearby cities felt strong earthquakes tremors around 8 pm on Saturday, reported NDTV. This caused many people to quickly leave their homes and places of business. The powerful earthquakes were reported from Noida and Gurugram as well, and they lasted for almost 5 seconds.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in Nepal, at around 7:57pm, today. The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the ground: National Center for Seismology pic.twitter.com/jPWufGevKX
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This is the second earthquake that the national capital area has experienced this week. After an earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hit Nepal on Tuesday evening, Delhi experienced severe tremors about 2am. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake was around 10 kilometres deep. In Nepal, there were six fatalities and eight injuries.