This is the latest news update that India has been struck another earthquake today. According to the local media soueces, India has been hit by 6.8 earthquake today.
The U.S. Geological Survey initially put the largest quake at 6.8 magnitude, later upgrading it to a 6.9, and the other two at magnitudes 4.8 and 4.6, CNN reports. It was struck on the border of the Nepal near India and claimed five lives, according to the souces.
Regional TV station NewsLive reported that some buildings collapsed in Sikkim’s state capital of Gangtok. The Secretary in the Ministry of Earth Sciences Shailesh Nayak said in a statement, “Tremors were felt between 30 seconds to one minute in some parts of Sikkim, including Gangtok.”
Few days ago, when there was a high court blast, a strong quake lasting several seconds has struck the Indian capital, New Delhi, news agencies say. The rector scale on the earthquake magnitude 6.6 was recorded.
The Indian Metrological Department (IMD)’s Seismology Department officials said that “The moderate-intensity of earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale. “Mild tremors were also felt in some parts of NEW Delhi” also said Indian Metrological Department (IMD)’s Seismology Department officials.
According to some sources, sevral people have felt these eartquake tremors in North India Specially in Indian states like Jammu and Kashmir and cities like Delhi NCR and Chandigarh.
While on other hand, a bomb outside the Indian High Court in the capital Delhi has killed 10 people and injured at least 47. According to New Delhi-based news channel, NDTV, the blast took place just before the court opened for hearings.
The police control room received a phone call from the court at about 10.15 am requesting help. This is the second blast near the court premises since May 25 this year. The briefcase was placed in front of the Gate No. 5, used by litigants and lawyers.