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Earthquake Measuring 5.5 Hits Uttarakhand' Rudraprayag, Tremors Felt In Delhi: Highlights

This is the second earthquake in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours. On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was reported in the state.

Earthquake Measuring 5.5 Hits Uttarakhand' Rudraprayag, Tremors Felt In Delhi: Highlights

People evacuated their buildings after earthquake tremors. (ANI)

New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district today evening, the India Meteorological Department said. Tremors were felt in several parts of North India, including the national capital. According to the IMD's National Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at 8:49 pm. Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. 

Here are the highlights:

 
Dec 06, 2017 22:33 (IST)
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The earthqauke was felt in Uttarakhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana
Dec 06, 2017 22:23 (IST)
People in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh evacuated their buildings after earthquake tremors in the region.
Dec 06, 2017 22:06 (IST)
The dept of the earthquake is not 6 kms, but 30 kms in the Rudraprayag district. The deeper the earthquake strikes, the lesser the chances of damage.
Dec 06, 2017 21:54 (IST)
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This is the second earthquake in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours. On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was reported in the state. The hill state, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone.
Dec 06, 2017 21:49 (IST)
Earthquake Tremors Felt In Parts Of Delhi And Gurgaon After 5.5 Magnitude Quake Hits Uttarakhand
Strong earthquake tremors were felt in New Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon this evening."
Dec 06, 2017 21:48 (IST)
There were no immediate reports of any injury or destruction in parts of Delhi-NCR.
Dec 06, 2017 21:46 (IST)
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The earthquake struck at 8:49 pm, at a depth of 30 kilometres, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. 

Tremors were also felt in Roorkee and Dehradun in Uttarakhand and parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. In Dehradun, many people stepped out of their buildings after the tremors, reported news agency ANI.
Dec 06, 2017 21:45 (IST)
The epicenter of the moderate intensity earthquake was reported 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district. 
Dec 06, 2017 21:43 (IST)
According to the IMD's National Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at 8:49 pm. Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. 
Dec 06, 2017 21:42 (IST)
Tremors were felt in several parts of North India, including the national capital.
 
Dec 06, 2017 21:42 (IST)
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district today evening, the India Meteorological Department said.