New Delhi, June 2: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. The epicentre of the earthquake was reported to be Tezu. The quake was felt at about 11:16 AM today.
There was no immediate report of any damage or casualty. More details in the incident awaited.
Last year in November, a strong earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted the Nyingchi city and surrounding areas in Tibet, close to the border with Arunachal Pradesh.
No casualties were reported immediately but the quake caused power failure and damage to properties and roads in several villages of the region.
The epicentre of the quake was detected at a depth of 10 km in Nyingchi, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Four minor aftershocks measuring between 5 and 3.1 on the Richter scale were reported from the city’s rural areas.