Quake hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

07 December, 2017, 03:20 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Strong earthquake hits Delhi NCR and UttaraKhand

Quake jolted Delhi-NCR area tonight at 8:50 pm. Everything was moving for a while.

A moderate natural disaster measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Uttarakhand on Wednesday night, at around 8.45 p.m., causing tremors in the hill state and adjoining areas, including Delhi and NCR. The intensity of natural disaster has been assessed at 5.5 on the Richter scale.

Tremors were also reported from Uttaranchal, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

According to the IMD's National Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at 8:49 pm. No loss of life or property was, however, reported from anywhere.

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Uttarakhand comes in an area which is more prone to quake. The hill state, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone.

Some people shared their experiences on social media.

Natural disaster of Magnitude:5.5, Occurred on:06-12-2017, 20:49:54 IST, Lat:30.4 N & Long: 79.1 E, Depth: 30 Km, Region:Distt.

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