1. Earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude jolts North India; here is how Twitterati reacted

Earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude jolts North India; here is how Twitterati reacted

An Earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale, according to the National Seismological Bureau, jolted parts of North India.

By: | New Delhi | Published: February 6, 2017 11:47 PM
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An Earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale, according to the National Seismological Bureau,  jolted parts of North India. Wth Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand, the tremors of the quake was felt in Delhi for 30 seconds. Tremors were also felt in Mussoriee, Ghaziabad, Delhi, Saharanpur, Pithoragarh, Mathura, Rishikesh, Shamli and Chandigarh. According to the United States Grological Survey, the earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude was reported with the epicenter 35 km west-north-west of Pipalkoti in Uttarakhand. J L Gautam, Operations head at the National Seismological Bureau, said that the depth of the quake was 33 km and it occurred at 10:33 pm. And as people across the Delhi-NCR panicked after the tremors were felt, here is how Twitterati reacted:

Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region is known for high seismic activities.

 

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