Another earthquake tremor of 4.3 magnitude was felt in Uttarakhand within a gap of two hours on Tuesday. The second quake struck in the state's Pithoragarh district at around 5:04 pm, after several states in North India including Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand experienced tremors on Tuesday afternoon.
"Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 03-10-2023, 17:04:13 IST, Lat: 29.42 & Long: 81.18, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 94km E of Pithoragarh," National Center for Seismology posted on 'X' (formerly known as Twitter).
Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 6.2 jolted Nepal at an interval of 25 minutes, with strong tremors travelling to Delhi-NCR and parts of north India. People in Delhi and the National Capital Region reported strong tremors after the second quake and rushed out of their offices and high-rise buildings.
It should be mentioned here that tremors were felt in other parts of north India including Chandigarh and Jaipur. The Police control room in Jaipur said there was no information yet about any loss.
(With PTI inputs)