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“Shaking Ground: Exploring the Impact of a 4.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Jaipur, Rajasthan”

by khushahal vishwakarma

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was recently hit by an earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

The earthquake struck around 4:09 a.m. on the morning of July 21, 2023, about 9 kilometers from Jaipur, at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Earthquake Today Jaipur

According to the NCS, the first aftershock at 4:22 a.m. Subsequent to the main seismic event, a magnitude 3.1 aftershock reverberated through the region, adding to the already prevailing sense of uncertainty and prompting further vigilance among the affected communities.

In response to the tremors, the Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister of Rajasthan, Murari Lal Meena, tweeted, “Earthquake in Jaipur. I hope you all are safe!”

Former Prime Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje also tweeted in response to the earthquake in Jaipur and other parts of the state: saying, “Tremors of the earthquake were felt in Jaipur and other places in the state. I hope you all are safe!”

A citizen named Janhavi Sharma posted a video of the earthquake and expressed, “Witnessing such a powerful earthquake in Jaipur is quite frightening.”

Rameshwar Singh posted a video from a CCTV camera showing the earthquake’s impact in Jaipur, writing, “Watch dogs suddenly waking up from a deep sleep on the road.”

Meanwhile, in a lighthearted remark, a Twitter user joked, “Jaipur is soon celebrating the success of openheimer in India.”

Please note that earthquakes are natural phenomena and it is necessary for the protection of everyone’s well-being to take the necessary precautions and follow the safety instructions from the authorities during such events. Be careful!

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