Delhi earthquake: Tremors felt in NCR, Uttarakhand; no damage reported

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake was reported on Monday evening in NCR, Uttarakhand according to the National Seismological Bureau, reported PTI.

FP Staff February 06, 2017 23:04:59 IST
Delhi earthquake: Tremors felt in NCR, Uttarakhand; no damage reported

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake was reported on Monday evening in NCR, Uttarakhand according to the National Seismological Bureau, reported PTI. The temblor occurred at around 10.30 pm.

The epicentre of the earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude on Richter Scale was Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand. The earthquake was felt for 15-30 seconds in Delhi, reported Times Now. 

No damage has been reported so far.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted about the earthquake and hoped for everyone's safety.

Neighbouring areas of Delhi like Chandigarh also felt the tremors.

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