A low-intensity earthquake hits Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh region on Sunday afternoon

New Delhi: A low-intensity earthquake measuring 2.1 on the Richter scale struck Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh region on Sunday afternoon, the National Seismology Center confirmed. The tremors were felt around 12:02 and according to the seismology center, the depth of the earthquake was 7 km.

The epicenter of the tremor was in Punjabi Bagh – 28.67 degrees north latitude and 77.14 degrees east longitude – with a depth of 7 km, he said.

There have been no reports of injury, loss of life or property damage from authorities or local sources.

Seismic activity in Delhi came hours after a series of earthquakes rocked the northeastern states. Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh all witnessed tremors within about 24 hours.

According to local authorities, no material damage or loss of life was reported in the areas affected by the tremor.

Assam rocked by magnitude 4.2 earthquake, fifth earthquake to hit region in 24 hours

A 4.2 magnitude tremor struck Assam in the early hours of Saturday, the fifth such earthquake to hit the northeast region in the past 24 hours.

A report from the National Seismology Center said the last tremor was recorded at 1:07 a.m., with its epicenter near Tezpur, the seat of Sonitpur district, at a depth of 30 km.

The state was rocked by two more earthquakes, including a 4.1 magnitude early Friday, which also had its epicenter in Sonitpur district.

Besides Assam, a magnitude 3 tremor with an epicenter in Chandel district in Manipur was recorded on Friday and another magnitude 2.6 earthquake with an epicenter in West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya.

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