Powerful tremors were witnessed in Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon and Noida when an earthquake gauging 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit at 10.33 PM.
With Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand as its epicentre, the tremors lasted almost 15 seconds.
Delhi's CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted praying for everyone's safety.
There have been no reports of any damage yet.
Earthquake hits Delhi, Gurgaon
07 Feb 2017
No casualties reported in Uttarakhand earthquake
The magnitude of the earthquake was 5.8; it occurred at 10.33 pm in Rudraprayag district.
Minor cracks in walls and ceilings in houses of Chamoli and Dehradun were reported.
Details about the earthquake
According to a senior official in the disaster management department, offices of the PM and the Union Home Minister were in touch with the state authorities.
Tremors felt in Champawat, Bageshwar, Almora, Nainital and Udahm Singh Nagar forced people to spend the night out.
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