Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR as quake hits Uttarakhand

Strong earthquake hits Delhi NCR and UttaraKhand

In Uttarakhand, tremors were felt in Champawat, Dehradun, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Ramnagar, Tehri and Chamoli districts of the state.

A moderate quake hit India's northern state of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, officials said. Most of the Delhiites came outside of their home to save themselves; also, children's got scared of a strong natural disaster vibrations.

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that tremors were also felt in Uttaranchal and magnitude 5.0 and epicenter 121 Km East of Dehradun. However, no casualties have reported yet; the reports suggested Uttrakhand was the epicentre of the quake.

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Uttarakhand comes in an area which is more prone to natural disaster.

Quake tremors in Uttarakhand reportedly lasted for more than 30 seconds. It falls in the Himalayan region.

According to TV reports, in Uttarakhand the magnitude recorded on the Richter scale is 5.5. Many people took to Twitter just after they felt the natural disaster.

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