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Mild quake in UP, tremors felt in Delhi

A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh today with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

delhi Updated: Mar 13, 2012 11:05 IST
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A slight earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in western Uttar Pradesh early on Tuesday with light aftershocks being experienced in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).


According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the epicentre of the quake, which took place at 3.37 am, was Baghpat in western Uttar Pradesh. The intensity was "slight", said an official.

As a result, mild tremors were felt in parts of the capital and NCR. However, no serious damage was reported.

First Published: Mar 13, 2012 11:03 IST