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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh, tremors felt in Assam

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh, tremors felt in Assam


Mangalore Today News Network

Itanagar, Jul 19, 2019 : An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday evening, Zee reported.

 

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However, no casualties have been reported so far.

According to a seismologist the quake occurred at 2.52 PM and had its epicentre in Arunachal Pradesh’s East Kameng district.

The earthquake was felt in parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland and adjoining areas of the northeastern region.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.

According to the seismologists, the Himalayas, northeastern region, the Andaman and Nicobar  Islands come under the Zone V of the seismic map and thus witness a high number of seismic activities. 


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