Quake of magnitude 5.5 magnitude hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi NCR

Strong earthquake hits Delhi NCR and UttaraKhand

Strong earthquake hits Delhi NCR and UttaraKhand

According to reports, the epicenter of the quake is 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district. It was measured 5 at the Richter scale.

According to the IMD's National Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at 8:49 pm.

Tremors were also felt in Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh.

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There was no immediate report of any injury or destruction in parts of Delhi-NCR. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand also witnessed heavy snowfall in the hilly regions of the state on Wednesday, bringing the mercury down. Even on Tuesday, there was a 3.3-magnitude quake. However, initial reports suggested that the epicentre of the natural disaster was in Uttarakhand. According to the News Agency ANI, the center of the natural disaster was in the depth of 30 kilometers.

Many people from Delhi, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad took to Twitter just after they felt the natural disaster tremors.

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