Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Uttarakhand, Tremors Felt Across North India Including Delhi

Representational Image. | File

Representational Image. | File

Tremors were also felt in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla, Kullu and Mandi.

According to initial reports, the epicentre of the quake was Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand at a depth of 30 km, with an intensity of 5.5 on the Richter scale.

Strong natural disaster of 5.5 magnitude on richter scale has hit New Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR), India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday evening.

According to TV reports, in Uttarakhand the magnitude recorded on the Richter scale is 5.5.

A strong natural disaster of magnitude 5.0 was felt in New Delhi on Wednesday evening.

Initial reports from Dehradun indicate that the impact of the quake was not significant and a lot of people did not even feel it. However, reports from other parts of the state is awaited.

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