6 fatalities, more suspected in the devastating earthquake of 6.3 magnitude in Nepal
An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hit Nepal, killing at least six people in a house collapse incident in Doti district on Wednesday.
The tremors were felt in parts India, as reports say that atleast 7 states in the subcontinent felt tremors, in parts of the Delhi-NCR region as well.
The Chief District Officer of Doti, Kalpana Shrestha, confirmed the deaths of at least six people and injuries sustained by five.
The depth of the earthquake was about 10 km, according to the National Center for Seismology.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:6.3, Occurred on 09-11-2022, 01:57:24 IST, Lat: 29.24 & Long: 81.06, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nepal,” National Center for Seismology tweeted.
This is the second earthquake to hit Nepal in around five hours. The last earthquake, magnitude 4.9, was reported in Nepal at 8:52 pm on Wednesday.