New Delhi: Mild tremors were felt in the Delhi-NCR area and other parts of northern India at around 10:35 pm on Thursday. The tremors were caused due to a medium-intensity earthquake in the India-Nepal border region.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has estimated the earthquake to be of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale. The epicentre has been located close to Dharchula in Uttarakhand and the depth of the quake has been estimated at 10 km.
Besides, the earthquake was also felt in parts of Himachal Pardesh, Uttarakhand including Champawat,Srinagar, Garhwal and Almora.The quake struck about 18 minutes after another one, measuring 4.7 on the Richter, struck near the island of Komodo in Indonesia.