Delhi-NCR Shudders as 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal

New Delhi: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Sunday morning, with the epicenter said to be located in Dhading, around 55 kilometers west of the capital Kathmandu. The quake was at a depth of 13 kilometers, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

Tremors from the earthquake were felt in other districts of Bagmati and Gandaki provinces, as well as in the Delhi-NCR region of India. There were no reports of any casualties or significant damage resulting from the tremors.

Nepal is the 11th most earthquake-prone country in the world, and has experienced several major earthquakes in recent years, including a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in 2015.

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