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5.5 magnitude quake hits India's Utharakhand

Tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining states,

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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 on Wednesday, the India 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.

The northern state of Uttarakhand, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone.