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5.2 Quake Scares New Delhi

No injuries reported
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 5, 2012 3:09 AM CST
5.2 Quake Scares New Delhi
Several office workers fled outside.   (?Larry Johnson)

(Newser) – Terrifying seconds of a 5.2-magnitude earthquake today panicked some New Delhi residents, who rushed into the streets for protection, reports the BBC. Several office workers reported strong shaking, and a school roof collapsed, but there have been no reports of injuries after the quake hit some 30 miles west of Delhi, which is located near several major fault lines, notes NDTV. "It felt stronger here compared to recent tremors we've felt in Delhi," said a worker in a downtown office building. "The floor shook hard." (Read more earthquake stories.)

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