Earthquake tremors were felt yesterday (January 24) in many parts of Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The epicenter of this earthquake was Bajura district, located 450 km west of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The earthquake caused the most devastation here. About 3 dozen houses were damaged. There was a crack in the temple. Another painful incident took place here in which a woman died due to a stone falling from the mountain.
According to Nepal officials, the intensity of the earthquake was 5.9 magnitude. According to Nepal’s police, the rock fell in a nearby forest in Bajura district, 450 km west of Kathmandu. A 35-year-old woman who was cutting grass in the forest got buried in this part of the rock, due to which she died.
According to the police, cracks also appeared in the temple of Badimalika Municipality. More than 40 sheep were killed in a landslide caused by the earthquake, one person was injured in the incident. Monika Dahal, head of the National Center for Earthquake Monitoring and Research, said the 5.9-magnitude earthquake was felt in wide areas of western Nepal.
Immediately after the earthquake, Nepal Army and Nepal Police personnel got involved in the rescue operation. Let us tell you that there are frequent earthquakes of mild to moderate intensity in western Nepal. Talking about December 2022, then 3 earthquakes were felt one after the other in western Nepal.
In April 2015, there was a devastating earthquake of 7.8 magnitude in Nepal, in which about 9 thousand people were killed and about 22 thousand people were injured. More than 8 lakh houses and school buildings were also damaged in this incident of earthquake.
The earth of India is shaken by the earthquakes of Nepal.
The lowest intensity earthquake in Nepal in the year 2022 was of 2.3. It came on 25 June 2022. After this, an earthquake of 2.6 magnitude occurred on 26 August 2022. Now after this there were 12 earthquakes between the intensity of 3 to 4 on the Richter scale. All of them came in different months. The epicenter of five of these earthquakes was in Shijang area of China. But not too far from Kathmandu. That’s why its effect was felt in Nepal but very mild.
Let us tell you that the effect of the earthquake whose epicenter was in Nepal was seen in Delhi-NCR. Strong tremors of earthquake were felt here. The tremors were so strong that people felt them in their homes and offices. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 2.28 pm.