Earthquake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

December 07 2017
Earthquake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted people in Delhi and the National Capital 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.

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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