Yesterday evening, people from Delhi, Lucknow among many other residing in North India sensed tremors. An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude was revealed on the Richter Scale at around 7:00 in the evening (1900 hours). According to EMSC, the epicentre of the Earthquake was around 6 kilometres from Devisthan, Nepal, 1.4 kilometres below the ground.
According to reports, tremors were felt in Noida, Chandigarh, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, and some parts of Uttarakhand. In Lucknow, as people felt the buildings shaking, they ran out on the streets, bringing a state of panic and horror in people.
As people experienced the tremors, social media websites like Twitter started flooding with tweets
Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR. Epicenter of the #earthquake is said to be the Indo-Nepal border. Hope everyone is fine and everything is Ok.— Tanisha Gupta (@OfficeOfTanisha) November 19, 2019
Following the earthquake, there were no reports of damages and injuries.
Below is the image, shared by Reuters, which shows the biggest earthquakes seen by humans since 1990s.