Fear of earthquake in these 6 states of the country including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, migration of people in panic
The earthquake occurred in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan. Feeling the tremors in houses and buildings, panic-stricken people came out and gathered in the streets and lanes. A powerful earthquake hit the Sudarbasim region of India’s neighboring country Nepal yesterday afternoon. Its intensity was recorded at 5.9 points on the Richter scale. Strong tremors were felt in Bajura, Kailali and Tankathi districts of Sundarbasim province. Several homes were damaged in the area. One of them died.
Earthquake tremors in Nepal were also felt in India’s capital Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan. The intensity of the earthquake in Delhi was recorded at 5.4 on the Richter scale. The earthquake lasted for about 30 seconds in Delhi. Due to this, the goods kept in the houses fell down. As the tremors were felt in apartments and multi-storey buildings, panicked people immediately ran out and gathered in the streets and alleys.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, ‘Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi. I hope everyone is safe. Amit Pandey from Delhi says, “I live on the 5th floor of an apartment building. I could well feel the earthquake in my house. The ornaments hanging in the houses vibrated. The earthquake lasted for about 30 seconds.” Videos of decorative lights and fans moving in homes during the earthquake were widely shared on social media.
Earthquake tremors were felt in Bareilly and Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh. As a precaution, the students were immediately evacuated from the school buildings and brought to the ground. Earthquake tremors were felt in Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun, Chamoli and Nainital. Mild tremors were felt in Bihar adjacent to Nepal and Haryana adjacent to Delhi. Earthquake tremors were felt in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan.
On the other hand, the employees of the Chief Secretariat came out of the office and gathered on the road. There was no loss of life or property in any state including Delhi. After the earthquake in Delhi and its surrounding areas on 12 November, 29 November, 1 and 5 January, tremors have been felt again, causing fear among the people.