Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region after an earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck western Nepal on Monday afternoon.
According to the National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake hit at a depth of 10 kilometres at 4.31 pm.
The epicentre for the quake was Ramidanda of Jajarkot, around 233 kilometres north of Ayodhya.
The tremors triggered panic in the national capital, with visuals shared on social media showing people rushing out residential buildings.
This is the second major quake to hit Nepal in the last three days after a powerful 6.4 earthquake hit the Himalayan country on Friday night, killing at least 153 people and leaving 160 others wounded.
Hundreds of houses were destroyed in the earthquake, the worst since 2015.