Arunachal Pradesh: Earthquake hit North-North West area of ​​Basar in the early hours, 4.9 on Richter scale

Pankaj Prasad
Pankaj Prasad
Earthquake hit North-North West of ​​Basar, Arunachal Pradesh, Earthquake, earthquake in Northeast India, National Center for Seismology

Earlier, two tremors of earthquake were felt in Northeast India within 30 minutes on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.

Earthquake tremors were felt in Arunachal Pradesh in the early hours of Tuesday. The earthquake occurred in the north-northwest area of ​​Basar here. According to the Nation Center for Seismology, the earthquake measured 4.9 on the Richter scale. As of now, there is no report of any damage to property. More information in this regard is awaited.

Earlier, two tremors of earthquake were felt in Northeast India within 30 minutes on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Officials from the National Center for Seismology (NCS) said the magnitude of the quake was measured at 3.5 and 3.8 on the Richter scale. He denied that there was any report of any loss of life or property due to this earthquake.

According to the NCS, the epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 2:11 am, was 35 km underground in Cachar district of Assam. The second earthquake of magnitude 3.8 struck at 2:39 pm, with its epicenter in the Kangpokpi area of ​​Manipur at a depth of 20 km.


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According to the NCS, an earthquake of magnitude four struck Kangpokpi on January 13 as well. This year, there have been three earthquakes in different parts of Manipur, including those in Tamenglong and Chandel regions on January 4. Another earthquake of magnitude 3.2 struck Sonitpur in Assam on 6 January.