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Six die as 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi Nepal Earthquake
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Six die as 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Nov 2022, 09:00 am

Kathmandu: At least six people died as a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Doti district of Nepal on Wednesday.

According to the Doti District Police Office, the deceased were locals of Thadagaun, Purbichauki-3. They were buried beneath debris of houses that collapsed during the earthquake that struck the area at around 2:12 am, reports The Himalayan Times.

The earthquake reportedly damaged 10 houses.

The epicentre of the quake was located close to the Khaptad National Park.

Prime Minister of Neoal Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sadness over the loss of lives in the tragedy.

Meanwhile, tremors of the quake were also felt in the Indian capital city of New Delhi.

In India, the magnitude of the quake was 6.3.

National Center for Seismology tweeted: "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."