Quake of 5.0 magnitude strikes Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

07 Diciembre, 2017, 01:37 | Author: Earnest Bishop
  • Quake of 5.0 magnitude strikes Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

"The epicentre is in Uttarakhand, the tremors felt in Delhi and NCR are the impulses", an official at Centre for Seismology, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Everything was moving for a while. However, no casualties have reported yet; the reports suggested Uttrakhand was the epicentre of the quake. People rushed out of their homes in Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Uttarkashi and Dehradun district as the strong tremors were felt. The intensity of quake has been assessed at 5.5 on the Richter scale. According to the Meteorological Department, the center of the natural disaster was in Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand, about 121 km east of Dehradun.

No loss in terms of life or property had been noted and observed in and around Rudraprayag till late night and all other parts of the state. It falls in the Himalayan region.

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A Strong natural disaster tremors were felt in Delhi on Wednesday night. "The depth of the quake was 30 km".

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