The tremors were also felt across other areas in northern India, including Uttaranchal, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh
BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at December 6, 2017 21:52 IST
People evacuated their buildings in Dehradun
Meanwhile, people in Dehradun have begun to evacuate their buildings after the tremor.
— ANI (@ANI) December 6, 2017
A few weeks ago, National Centre for Seismology Director Dr Vineet Gehlot had warned that an earthquake of magnitude 8 may hit Uttarakhand’s Garhwal Himalaya, reported Outlook India.
Several people took to Twitter after the earthquake was felt by them.
The bed rocked, the cupboard moved and my senses shook. Just experienced an earthquake in Rishikesh. Trust everyone’s safe.#earthquake
— Rujuta Diwekar (@RujutaDiwekar) December 6, 2017
— Pratibha Verma (@Prati1111) December 6, 2017
First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 21:28 IST