An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck the India-Nepal border on Thursday at 10.22 pm. Tremors were also felt in other parts of India, including Delhi and the National Capital Region, according to several reports. There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage caused by the moderate temblor yet.
The Indian Meteorological Department said the earthquake struck 24 kilometres north-east of Dharchula in Uttarakhand at a depth of 10 kilometres, The Times of India reported. Another earthquake, measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale, had struck the Kullu region in Himachal Pradesh at 4.12 am, the United States Geological Survey said, according to NDTV.
A 5.5-magnitude earthquake had struck Nepal early on Monday. The epicentre was located at the border of the Ramechap and Solukhumbu districts, 132 km from Kathmandu. Nepal is still recovering from the devastating 7.8-magnitude quake that hit the country in April 2015. At least 9,000 people were killed and more than 20,000 were injured in the earthquake.