Arunachal: 5.2 Magnitude earthquake hits Tezu


An earthquake measuring 5.2-magnitude hit Tezu town, in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday around 11 AM.  No causalities or injuries have been reported so far.

There was no immediate report of any damage or casualty.  More details in the incident awaited.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), which tracks earthquakes around the world, said that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.6 km. No loss of life has been reported so far.

Just three days ago, an earthquake of Magnitude 5 had struck in Bay of Bengal close to Andaman-Nicobar Islands. The epicentre of the quake was 172 km north of Mohean at a depth of 100 km in the sea.

On 9 May, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck northern Afghanistan. Tremors were felt in Pakistan and parts of north India in Delhi-NCR. The epicentre of the quake was Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.


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