Quake hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said quake tremors with magnitude 5.5 hit Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand, depth 30 km. Everything was moving for a while.

The epicenter of the moderate intensity natural disaster was reported 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district. It was measured 5 at the Richter scale. According to the Meteorological Department, natural disaster was recorded at 8.00 pm in the evening.

No loss in terms of life or property had been noted and observed in and around Rudraprayag till late night and all other parts of the state. In the last 24 hours this is the second quake in Uttarakhand.

Tremors were felt in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh and parts of Punjab. It is also known as the third most earthquake-prone city in India. It falls in the Himalayan region.

Some people shared their experiences on social media. On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude natural disaster stricked tht state.