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Quake measuring 5.5 hits Rudraprayag, tremors in north India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tremors were felt in several parts of North as a medium-intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district today, the 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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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 21:30 IST