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Natural disaster of magnitude 5.5 jolts Delhi-NCR; epicenter in U'khand

06 December 2017, 07:51 | Lena Norman

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand; epicentre East Dehradun

Earthquake

"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. Everything was moving for a while.

The epicenter of the quake was reported from 121 km east of Dehradun and it struck at 8:59 pm.

Tremors were felt in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh and parts of Punjab. So far there is no information about the loss of life or property of any kind of natural disaster. It is also known as the third most earthquake-prone city in India.

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Panicked by the jolt, people took to social media to share their experience. In the last 24 hours this is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand.

Earlier today, a 3.5 magnitude quake hit Rajkot, Rapar districts of Gujarat.



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