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Six dead as 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal, felt in Delhi Region

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal: At least six persons were killed in a house collapse on Wednesday in the Doti area of Nepal as a result of an earthquake with a value of 6.3 on the Richter scale. Parts of the Delhi-NCR region felt the tremors as well. At least six deaths and five injuries were reported by Kalpana Shrestha, the chief district officer of Doti.

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal: Key Points

  • Five injured individuals were being sent to the hospital while five at least six persons were killed. At several areas throughout the district, landslides have damaged dozens of homes.
  • On Wednesday, the earthquake occurred at roughly 1.57 am. According to the National Center for Seismology, Nepal served as the epicentre.
  • In the previous five hours, there had been three earthquakes in Nepal. According to data from the National Center for Seismology, Nepal had its first earthquake on Tuesday at 8:52 p.m.
  • It then experienced a second earthquake of 3.5 magnitude at 9:41 p.m. At 1.57 am on Wednesday, the third earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck the nation; tremors were registered in Delhi.

Numerous regions of North India, including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, also experienced powerful earthquakes. But so far, there have been no reports of casualties, injuries, or property damage.

Important Takeaways For Goverment Exams:

  • Capital of Nepal: Kathmandu
  • Prime Minister of Nepal: Sher Bahadur Deuba
  • Currency of Nepal:  Nepalese Rupee

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