Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northern India

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Posted: Apr 04, 2011 8:16 AM
Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes northern India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck parts of northern India on Monday, officials said, but no damage was immediately reported.

The epicenter of the quake was near the India-Nepal border, an official of the Indian Metrological Department said.

The tremor was felt in New Delhi, where many people rushed out of buildings.

(Reporting by C.J. Kuncheria; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani)