Earthquake today news: Tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

A major earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale on Wednesday hit areas around the Indo-Myanmar border and its tremors were felt in the Northeast, West Bengal, Bihar and other parts of the country.

Delhi:  Mild tremors were felt in several parts of Delhi and NCR on Wednesday evening when a 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolted the Myanmar-India border region.

The epicentre of the earthquake was at 23 degrees North latitude and 94.9 degree East Longitude on the Myanmar-India border region, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD). 

According to National Centre of Seismology (NCS), the earthquake occurred at 7:25 PM at the depth of 134 km.

The USGS says the quake's epicenter was 396 kilometers north of Myanmar's capital, Naypyidaw.

There were no immediate reports of damage to property and life.

(With Agency inputs)

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