Earthquake tremors were felt in the country on Wednesday morning in Rajasthan, Meghalaya, and Leh-Ladakh. The people here are in a panic because of the earthquake. The magnitude of the earthquake has been measured at 5.3 in Bikaner, Rajasthan. At the same time, the intensity of 4.1 and 3.6 has been recorded in Meghalaya and Leh-Ladakh respectively. Although there is no report of any damage due to the earthquake in all three areas, but people are definitely scared due to the shaking of the earth.
Earthquake in Bikaner at 5:24 am
According to the National Center for Seismology, an earthquake occurred in Rajasthan's Bikaner at 5:24 am today, whose intensity was measured at 5.3 on the Richter scale. The intensity of the earthquake was high here but it came quite early in the morning so most of the people were asleep due to which they could not know. At the same time, many people came out of their homes due to panic.
The earth shook in the West Garo Hills of Meghalaya
An earthquake occurred in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills at 2:10 pm. Its intensity is being reported as 4.1 on the Richter scale. However, there is no report of any loss of life in the area.
Earthquake tremors of 3.6 felt in Leh-Ladakh
According to news agency ANI, earthquake tremors were felt at 4:57 am today. Although its intensity was 3.6 but most of the people were sleeping in the morning, due to which they did not know about it. At the same time, many people came out of their homes due to panic.
Why does earthquake happen?
Earth's inner core, outer core, mantle and crust and upper mantle core are four layers. The upper mantle core is divided into several thick layers. These plates keep moving in their place, when the movement of the plates becomes more then earthquakes occur.