On Saturday about a 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal at 04:38:20 IST. The National Seismological Centre (NCS) shared alarming news today.
The epicenter of the earthquake was situated 169 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal, with a depth of 10 kilometers. The latitude and longitude of the epicenter were recorded at 28.63 and 83.94, respectively. The NCS swiftly disseminated this information, highlighting the potential risks associated with the seismic event.
Amid the ongoing rescue efforts, the death toll from the recent Nepal earthquake has risen to 157, as reported on Saturday evening. The powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake, which struck late on Friday, November 3, left a trail of destruction, particularly in the mountainous regions. Officials expressed concerns that the number of casualties might surge even further, emphasizing the challenges posed by disrupted communication lines in various affected areas.
The impact of the seismic activity was not confined solely to Nepal. Tremors reverberated in the Delhi-NCR region, triggering panic among residents. Social media platforms quickly became inundated with numerous videos depicting people rushing out of their homes as the ground trembled for more than seven seconds.
The widespread reach of the earthquake underscored the urgency of disaster management measures and the need for a coordinated response to mitigate its effects.
Rescue teams and local authorities have been working tirelessly to locate and assist those affected by the disaster. As the situation unfolds, the nation remains on high alert, emphasizing the critical importance of preparedness and swift response in the face of natural calamities.