September 18, 2011 at 12:40 UTC
New Dehli, and Nepal experience strong earthquake effects. The magnitude 6.8 earthquake with it's epicenter at Gangtok, sikkim, killed at least 9 people, damaged buildings, and sent many residents, shoppers, and even lawmakers running into the streets.
TV stations in sikkim's state capital of Gangtok, only 42 miles from the earthquakes epicenter, reported multiple building collapses and significant cracks in many of it's sidewalks. The full extent of damage will take time to assess as the region is sparsely populated.