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Earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Hamirpur including Mandi and Kullu in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday night. Its intensity was measured at 4.1 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake was Jogendranagar in Mandi district. The earthquake occurred at around 9.30 pm.
Himachal Pradesh comes in the seismic zone. In such a situation, people got scared seeing everything suddenly shaking. Although there was no damage due to the mild tremors, people came out of their homes in many areas. Cars stopped on the roads. Long lines formed.
earthquake tremors 5 second felt till
According to the information, the tremors of the earthquake were felt for about 5 seconds. Its effect was more in most areas of Kullu district including Mandi and areas adjoining Jogendranagar. Due to the earthquake, fans started moving somewhere in people’s homes. At the same time, the utensils and pictures on the walls of some houses were also shaken.
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Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR last Saturday. Its intensity was recorded at 5.4 on the Richter scale. Its center was Nepal. Earlier on Tuesday also earthquake tremors were felt here. Its center was also in Nepal.
Earth shook in Uttarakhand three and a half hours ago
Earthquake tremors were also felt in Uttarakhand at 4.25 pm on Saturday evening. Its intensity on the Richter scale was 3.4. People came out of their homes and offices as soon as the tremors started.
A house collapsed in Nepal’s Doti district in Tuesday’s earthquake. 6 people died by being buried in it.
6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Tuesday, 6 killed; Tremors in 5 states of India
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in the neighboring country of Nepal late on Tuesday night. Its tremors were felt in 5 states of North India including Delhi, UP. People came out of the houses in panic. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake in Nepal occurred at 1.57 am on 9 November. Its center was 10 km below the ground in Manipur, Nepal itself. Here in Doti district, 6 people lost their lives due to house collapse.
Why do earthquakes happen?
According to geologists, the real cause of earthquakes is the rapid movement of tectonic plates. Apart from this, earthquakes also occur due to meteor impact and volcanic eruption, mine testing and nuclear testing. The intensity of an earthquake is measured on the Richter scale. An earthquake of magnitude 2.0 or 3.0 on this scale is mild, while a magnitude 6 means a strong earthquake.