Strong earthquake in Nepal, shaking India’s capital New Delhi | Environment

Illustration. (Source: AP)

Already have at least 1 dead person and 2 people were injured after an earthquake on January 24 in western Nepal.

According to AFP news agency, the US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 5.6 with epicenter located in the mountainous Bajura area, 400km west of Kathmandu.

The earthquake was also felt in the Indian capital New Delhi, where buildings shaking in a short time.

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Local officials said that in addition to the loss of life, 40 houses were damaged in the quake.

Because the disaster area is quite remote, communication is interrupted, making damage assessment difficult.

Nepal’s National Center for Earthquake Research and Monitoring reported the quake’s magnitude as 5.9.

Last November, six people were killed in a 5.6-magnitude earthquake in the Doti region in western Nepal.

Before that, in April 2015, nearly 9,000 people were killed in the battle earthquake strong force of 7.8 destroyed more than half a million homes in this country.


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