Tremblings In Delhi As 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Uttarakhand
Earthquake in Delhi: Tremors were felt throughout the NCR area after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Uttarakhand
Delhi|Express News Desk| Updated: December 06, 2017
- Epicentre in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district, depth 30 km
- Strong tremblings felt in Delhi, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad
- There have actually been no reports of any damage up until now
New Delhi:Strong tremblings were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region this night for a couple of seconds after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Uttarakhand. The center of the moderate strength earthquake was reported 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district.
The earthquake struck at 8:49 pm, at a depth of 30 kilometres, inning accordance with the Indian Meteorological Department.
” The epicentre remains in Uttarakhand, the tremblings felt in Delhi and NCR are the impulses,” an authorities at Centre for Seismology, India Meteorological Department (IMD), informed news company IANS.
This is the 2nd earthquake in Uttarakhand in the previous 24 hours. On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude earthquake was reported in the state. The hill state, a part of the Himalayan area, falls under a high seismic zone.
Tremblings today were likewise felt in Roorkee and Dehradun in Uttarakhand and parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. In Dehradun, many individuals got out of their structures after the tremblings, reported news company ANI.
There have actually been no reports of any damage up until now.
” I felt this #earthquake in #Delhi. It was constantly shaking for at some point,” tweeted a Twitter user Barny.
#earthquake in Delhi. Prayers for everybody.
– Optimist (@DesiOptimystic) December 6, 2017
Simply felt Earthquake tremblings in Delhi. Hope everything is safe!