Guwahati, 19th February 2023: Earthquake tremors were felt in Arunachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. Reportedly, there was an earthquake in the western part of Arunachal Pradesh at 12.12 pm, while tremors were felt in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore at 1 pm.
According to an official bulletin, the magnitude of the earthquake in Arunachal Pradesh has been measured at 3.8 on the Richter scale. According to a report by the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred at 12.12 pm with its epicentre in West Kameng near the Bhutan border and a depth of 10 km below the ground.
According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake was in Dhar, 150 km from Indore. Its intensity was measured at 3.0 on the Richter scale.
The tremors were felt in the western part of Arunachal Pradesh as well as in the central and northern regions of Assam. Apart from this, tremors were also felt in the eastern part. Officials said there was no report of any injury or damage to property in the immediate aftermath of the quake. According to reports, earthquakes frequently occur in the northeastern region, as this part falls in a high seismic zone.
Earlier earthquake tremors were felt in Gujarat. Gujarat was hit by a 3.2 magnitude earthquake in early February. The Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) reported that the depth of the earthquake was recorded at 3.2 km.