5.5-magnitude quake hits India's northern state

Glen Mclaughlin
December 7, 2017

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 quake struck Uttarakhand.

Residents in Delhi and Noida said that they had felt strong tremors but there are no reports of damage yet. So far there is no information about the loss of life or property of any kind of quake.

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Natural disaster tremors in Uttarakhand reportedly lasted for more than 30 seconds.

Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and other areas across northern India. Quake shocks were felt in UP-Haryana including Uttarakhand's Dehradun, Roorkee. Officials said that no immediate loss of life and property has been reported from across the state. In the last 24 hours this is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand.

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