5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Thang in Jammu and Kashmir

07 December 2017, 08:55 AM
Earthquake - File Photo
Earthquake - File Photo

An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 111-kilometer north-east of Thang in Jammu and Kashmir on the early Thursday morning.

On Wednesday, a strong tremors were felt in New Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) as a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Uttarakhand. 

The earthquake struck at Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand, at a depth of 30 kilometres, the India Meteorological Department said on its website.

The tremors were also felt in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) where people rushed out of their homes in panic. As per some reports, some high-rise buildings shook as the tremors struck.

First Published: Thursday, December 07, 2017 08:50 AM

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