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Earthquake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

Earthquake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCRA magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted people in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday night. The Indian Meteorological Department said the moderate intensity quake originated in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district.TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Dec 6, 2017, 22:19 IST

Highlights

  • The Indian Meteorological Department said the magnitude 5.5in Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand
  • No immediate loss of life and property has been reported
Image of the earthquake epicentre shared by the IMD on TwitterImage of the earthquake epicentre shared by the IMD on Twitter NEW DELHI: A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted people in Delhi and the National C apital Region (NCR) on Wednesday night.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said the moderate intensity quake originated in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district at a depth of 30 kilometres.
Earlier, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the epicenter of the quake was located 121 km east of Dehradun in Uttarakhand.
News agency ANI reported that people in Dehradun evacuated their houses when they felt the tremors.
Tremors were also felt in different parts of the country.
There was no immediate loss of life or property reported.
Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude quake was reported in the state.
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