6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday morning. According to US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the shallow earthquake was about 40 kilometres (25 miles) southeast and 180 kilometres southwest of the state capital Itanagar. The earthquake struck at 1:45 am.
According to media reports, the tremors were felt in Tibet also. USGS estimated there was a “low likelihood” of casualties and damage from the earthquake.