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Delhi-NCR - State - December 7, 2017

Earthquake Of High Magnitude Jolted Delhi-NCR

On Wednesday night Delhi-NCR get jolted by earthquake of 5.5 magnitude. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said the moderate intensity quake originated in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district at a depth of 30 kilometres.

An official at Centre for Seismology, India Meteorological Department (IMD), told news agency IANS “The epicentre is in Uttarakhand, the tremors felt in Delhi and NCR are the impulses,”.

This was the second earthquake in Uttarakhand in last 24 hours .

High-density of population in the Delhi-NCR region, a major quake with its epicentre in the region may cause massive damage to both life and property.

Many people from Delhi, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad took to Twitter just after they felt the earthquake tremors.

So far there have been no reports of any damage or casualties.

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