Monday, April 4, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake INDIA/NEPAL BORDER - 4th Apr 2011

New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale and with an epicentre in Nepal shook parts of north India, including capital Delhi and its suburbs on Monday evening. There are no reports yet of damage or loss of life.

Reports from Noida and Gurgaon and parts of Delhi said strong tremors were felt, with furniture shaking in buildings. Tremors were also felt in Lucknow and Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and mild tremors were reported in Shimla in Himachal Pradesh too.

India's earthquake monitoring network said the quake took place at 5.01 pm and the depth of the quake was 10 km.

USGS: Has the measurement of the Earthquake at 5.4 Magnitude While the India's Earthquake Monitoring Network has it at 6.0 Magnitude as mentioned in the Video below. Source