Quake hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

Posted December 07, 2017

European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said that tremors were also felt in Uttaranchal and magnitude 5.0 and epicenter 121 Km East of Dehradun. The intensity of natural disaster has been assessed at 5.5 on the Richter scale.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that the moderate intensity quake struck at 8:49 pm on Wednesday.

There were no reports of loss of property or life.

As per media reports Vibrations were also felt in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla, Kullu and Mandi, and some parts of Punjab and Haryana.

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

So far there were no reports of any damage or loss of lives in the natural disaster. It falls in the Himalayan region.

The natural disaster struck at 8:49 pm, at a depth of 30 kilometres, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.