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An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 strikes Rajasthan's Jaipur: National Center for Seismology

An earthquake of Magnitude 4.4 strikes Rajasthan's Jaipur: National Center for Seismology

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An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on richter scale has struck Rajasthan's capital city Jaipur, said National Center for Seismology.

The earthquake occurred at 4.09 am on July 21, 2023 roughly 9 kms away from Jaipur at a depth of 10 km, it said.

This was followed by an aftershock of 3.1 magnitude at 4.22 am, NCS said.

 

An earthquake of Magnitude 4.4 strikes Rajasthan's Jaipur: National Center for Seismology
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An earthquake of Magnitude 4.4 strikes Rajasthan's Jaipur: National Center for Seismology

Murari Lal Meena, minister for tourism and civil aviation, Rajasthan in a tweet said, “Earthquake in Jaipur. I hope you all are safe!"

Reacting to the tremors, former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje tweeted, "Earthquake tremors have been felt at other places in the state including Jaipur. I hope you all are safe!"

Another citizen Jahnvi Sharma posted a video of the earthquake. She said, “What a scary day to witness such a high magnitude earthquake in Jaipur."

Rameshwar Singh posted a video from a CCTV camera of thre Jaipur earthquake. He wrote, “See dogs on the street in deep sleep suddenly waking up."

 

Meanwhile, a Twitter user made fun of the moment and said, “Jaipur celebrating the success of Oppenheimer in India too soon."

 

This is a developing story. Please check back later for more details.

 

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Published: 21 Jul 2023, 04:57 AM IST
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