On Tuesday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 hit Nepal with strong tremors being felt across Delhi and surrounding areas. National Center for Seismology (NCS) said and I quote, "An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit Nepal at 2:28 pm today." NCS further said that the earthquake's epicentre was in Nepal at a place 148 km east of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Earthquake tremors were felt across Delhi-NCR region.
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The town of Joshimath in Uttarakhand has been in the news because of a strange reason. It is SINKING! Up until now, we had heard places lying close to oceans such as islands that are sinking due to rising ocean levels or islands that are facing the threat of sinking! But not a town that lies in the foothills of the Himalayas except Old Tehri in Uttarakhand. In this video, we bring out the reasons why this beautiful town of Joshimath is gradually sinking. But before that, don’t forget to like, share and subscribe to Oneindia.
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