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Earthquake rocks Jaipur; People rush out of homes, apartment buildings

As of now, there's no information about any damages or injuries resulting from the quake

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July 27, 2023, 11:20 pm

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CCTVs catch earth shaking as earthquake rocks jaipur.

JAIPUR: Jaipur and its surrounding areas were rocked by strong earthquake tremors early this morning. The jolts came in a series of three consecutive tremors, driving scared people out of their homes around 4 am. The tremours were so strong that people started calling up their friends and family members to check on thier

These shakes weren’t confined to just one area, but spread to multiple locations such as Bharatpur and Sriganganagar. Information from the National Center for Seismology revealed that the first tremor measured 4.4 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was pinpointed to Jaipur.

“I felt like there were sounds and woke up from my sleep. I definitely felt strong tremours. Everything in the room was shaking. I rushed out with other family members. I saw that everyone in our colony was already on the roads,” said Manoj Kumar, a resident of Nandpuri Colony in Sodala

As of now, there’s no information about any damages or injuries resulting from the quake. Stay tuned for updates as we continue to follow this developing story.

First published: July 21, 2023