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Tremors felt in Delhi due to quake in Uttarakhand

06 December 2017, 07:51 | Winifred Adams

5.1 earthquake in Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi NCR

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

Breaking News a Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region this evening at 8:50 Pm for a few seconds after a 5.5 magnitude natural disaster struck Uttarakhand.

A strong quake that was estimated to measure 5.5 on the Richter scale struck Uttarakhand around 8:50 pm on Wednesday.

No casualty has been reported yet from any of the states.

This is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours. It falls in the Himalayan region.

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Media reports said that the tremors were felt in many parts of North India, including Chandigarh and Dehradun.

According to the IMD's National Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at 8:49 pm.

Tremors were also felt in Tamil Nadu's Chennai and Uttarakhand's Chamoli, indicating that the seismic event occured pan-India.

More details are awaited.

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