According to Indian media reports, the earthquake epicenter is located in the capital from the north of Sikkim at Gangtok 68 km. Earthquake, was felt in the Indian capital New Delhi, many eastern and northern cities such as Calcutta and Lucknow and others have obvious or strongly felt.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held an emergency night meeting of disaster relief department, said the central government will fully support the relief efforts in Sikkim.