Quake measuring 5.5 hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

  • Quake measuring 5.5 hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

Quake measuring 5.5 hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

"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.

"The epicentre of quake was Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand located at 30.4 degrees north latitude and 79.1 degrees east longitude", the information released by the Indian Meteorological Department said.

Tremors were also felt in Roorkee and Dehradun in Uttarakhand and parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. No loss of life or property had been reported at the time of writing.

Some people shared their experiences on social media. On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude natural disaster stricked tht state.

The quake struck the region at 20:49 (08:49 pm) at a depth of 30 KM.