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

5.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Uttarakhand India

5.5 magnitude earthquake reported in Uttarakhand India

An natural disaster of 5.5 magnitude on the Richter Scale jolted Delhi- National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday. According to the News Agency ANI, the center of the natural disaster was in the depth of 30 kilometers. The IMD put the magnitude of the quake at 5.5 on Richter scale and intensity as moderate.

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that tremors were also felt in Uttaranchal and magnitude 5.0 and epicenter 121 Km East of Dehradun. In the last 24 hours this is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand.

Tremors were also reported from Uttaranchal, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. It falls in the Himalayan region. Reports said panic-stricken people rushed out of their houses and buildings to gather in open streets.

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There have been no reports of any damage so far.

Strong quake was felt in Delhi and Noida on Wednesday evening.

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