Earthquake in Uttarakhand,tremors felt in Delhi, NCR


Tremors were felt in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh and parts of Punjab. Everything was moving for a while.

An natural disaster measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted the hill state of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, according to reports. After these shocks, people have an atmosphere of panic and came out of their homes as precaution. The intensity of natural disaster has been assessed at 5.5 on the Richter scale. According to an officer at Seismology, The epicenter is in Uttarakhand and the tremors felt in Delhi and NCR are the impulses. No immediate loss of life or property was reported.

Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and other areas across northern India.

This is the second quake in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours.

Earlier today, a 3.5 magnitude quake hit Rajkot, Rapar districts of Gujarat.