New Delhi: 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. The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of 30 km, according to Vikram Singh, the director of MeT office in Dehardun.
There were no reports of loss of property or life.
Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone.
The tremors were felt in Delhi and NCR where people reportedly rushed out of homes despite the cold weather.