Low-intensity earthquake of 2.4 magnitude reported in Delhi

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.4 on the Richter scale has hit the Rohini area in Delhi approximately at 09:54 pm today. It was immediately reported by the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

The earthquake occurred at 21:54:04 IST at a depth of 8 kilometers, the reports said. The epicenter of the quake was located within an 8 kilometers radius.

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“Earthquake of Magnitude: 2., Occurred on 31-05-2021, 09:50:50 IST, Lat: 26.69 & Long: 92.35, Depth: 24 Km, Location: 44km W of Tezpur, Assam, India,” the NCS said in a tweet. Further details about the sudden earthquake are yet to be disclosed. There were no casualties recorded or reported as of now.

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Previously, on Sunday afternoon, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale swept on Assam`s Tezpur district.

Another tweet by the NCS stated, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.1, Occurred on 30-05-2021, 14:23:06 IST, Lat: 26.69 and Long: 92.39, Depth: 16 Km, Location: 40km W of Tezpur, Assam, India.” However, there was no reported death or injuries there as well.