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Delhi earthquake today: Take a look at some hilarious tweets shared on X

Few minutes after a long earthquake struck Delhi on Tuesday, users generated a meme fest on social media.

An earthquake struck Delhi at around 2:50 pm on Tuesday.Premium
An earthquake struck Delhi at around 2:50 pm on Tuesday.

Few minutes after a long earthquake struck Delhi, the long tremmor generated a meme-fest on social media site X, formerly Twitter. Not just in Delhi, tremors were also felt in Uttar Pradesh as well. 

The recent quake was of magnitude 6.2 and its epicentre was located in Nepal at a depth of 5km.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 03-10-2023, 14:51:04 IST, Lat: 29.39 & Long: 81.23, Depth: 5 Km ,Location:Nepal," tweeted National Center for Seismology on X.

Later Delhi Police requested people to not panic in the situation and stay calm. It also advised people to come out of their buildings in such situation and reach a safe spot without panicking.

After feeling tremors in the national capital and UP, people were quick to turn towards social media to share their reactions.

“Just yesterday SRK posted about Dunki and today #earthquake tremors felt in North India. Even Nature understands who is real king," posted one X user.

“That was a long Earthquake in Delhi," tweeted another user on X.

Another X user shared a meme of superstar Rajinikanth.

Another user explained the situation of people in Delhi, who came outside their house in a haste during earthquake.

"No one! People of Delhi NCR running out from their houses after earthquake," posted one user on X.

Despite earthquake tremors lasting for nearly a minute, there were a few people who failed to figure out the quake. Targeting such people one X user posted a meme with caption, “Some people in Delhi NCR."

“Indians coming to Twitter to see if the earthquake was real of they were delusional #earthquake #earthquakes," posted another user on X.

Tremors of the earthquake were also felt in Uttar Pradesh and parts of North India. People were seen rushing out of their buildings in Dehradun as strong tremors in the city. Till now, there has been no report of any collateral damage in any Indian state. However, media reports suggested damages in Nepal, which was the main epicentre of the earthquake. As per National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal at 2:51 pm on Tuesday.

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Published: 03 Oct 2023, 03:19 PM IST
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