Earthquake of Magnitude 5.4 Strikes Nepal, Tremors Felt in New Delhi


NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck Nepal on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said, sending tremors across India’s capital New Delhi.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km and was about 63 km to the northwest of Nepal’s Jumla district, more than 300 km from the capital, Kathmandu.

There were no immediate reports of any casualties.

Social media users in India said they felt strong tremors that shook ceiling fans and other hanging objects.

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(Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in New Delhi and Shivani Tanna in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna N. Das)

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