Earthquake jolts Meerut, adjoining areas in UP

Meerut city in western Uttar Pradesh was hit by an earthquake on Monday afternoon.

Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015, 03:22 AM IST

New Delhi: Meerut city in western Uttar Pradesh was hit by an earthquake on Monday afternoon.

As per eyewitness accounts, the tremors were strong enough to make people run of their homes/offices. The earthquake was also felt in other towns and villages in the area.

The epicenter of the tremor was Meerut and there was no report of any loss of life or property, Indian Meteorological Department officials said.

More details are awaited.