6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh
6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh

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.

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6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh
6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Arunachal Pradesh

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.

-PTC NEWS

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