According to a royal spokesperson, Kate, 34, and William, 33, felt the aftershocks of the Myanmar Earthquake — which registered at 6.9 on the Richter scale — while visiting the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India on Wednesday, April 13.
William and Kate visiting Kaziranga National Park on April 13.
“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their party felt tremors from the Myanmar earthquake in Kaziranga National Park. Everyone is safe,” Richard Palmer, a royal correspondent for London’s Daily Express tweeted after the incident.
The earthquake hit Myanmar — about 500 miles from where Kate and William are currently staying in India — shortly before 8:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday evening. The couple are visiting India and Bhutan from Saturday, April 10 through Sunday, April 16 for their first royal tour of the South Asian regions.