Tremors felt in Delhi due to quake in Uttarakhand

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand; epicentre East Dehradun

Residents in Delhi and Noida said that they had felt strong tremors but there are no reports of damage yet. The strong tremors have jolted whole North India with the intensity of 5.5 on the Ritcher scale. According to the Meteorological Department, quake was recorded at 8.00 pm in the evening.

There were no reports of loss of life or property.

This is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours.

As per media reports Vibrations were also felt in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla, Kullu and Mandi, and some parts of Punjab and Haryana. Even on Tuesday, there was a 3.3-magnitude natural disaster. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand also witnessed heavy snowfall in the hilly regions of the state on Wednesday, bringing the mercury down.

The quake struck the region at 20:49 (08:49 pm) at a depth of 30 KM. People came out of their homes when natural disaster felt in Delhi-NCR.

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