A low-intensity earthquake on Sunday hit Rohtak and Sonepat districts of Haryana but no loss of life or damage to property was reported.

The quake, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, occurred at 0455 hrs, the MeT department said in Delhi.

People rushed out of their homes in panic as the tremor struck.

“I felt tremors for nearly 40 to 50 seconds. I and my family rushed out of our house in panic,” Birender, a resident of Sonepat, said.

Officials said no loss of life or damage to property was reported from any part of the two districts.

The earthquake with a latitude of 28.8 degree north and a longitude of 76.7 degree east occurred at a depth of 10-km, the MeT office said.

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