Quake measuring 5.5 hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

Source: PTI | Published on 6th December 2017, 10:11 PM | National News | Don't Miss |

New Delhi:  Tremors were felt in several parts of North India as a medium-intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district today, the India Meteorological Department said.

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

There were no reports of loss of property or life.

Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. 

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