ADVERTISEMENT

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake shakes East Kameng region of Arunachal Pradesh

ADVERTISEMENT
An earthquake of moderate intensity, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, shook the East Kameng region of Arunachal Pradesh early this morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
 
The quake, which had its epicentre at latitude 27.7°N and longitude 92.7°E, occurred at 0424 hours at a focal depth of 10 km, an IMD bulletin said.
 
Today's quake came a day after three tremors had shaken the state yesterday afternoon within the space of a little over half an hour. Two of them, measuring 5.6 and 3.8 on the Richter scale, occurred in East Kameng district, while the third,  measuring 4.9, occurred in the district of Kurung Kumey.
 
NNN 

(Our News Desk can be contacted at desk@netindian.in)

Did you like this story? Make a donation and help us to serve you better.
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Comments

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <canvas>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

© Copyright 2012 NetIndian. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of NetIndian content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of NetIndian Media Corporation. Write to info[AT]netindian[DOT]in for permission to use content. Read detailed Terms of Use.