3.0 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh, fourth one in a month

  • An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Pangin area in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, while another one had struck on Monday. On October 2, an arthquake of magnitude 4.1 had hit the northeastern state.
The earthquake hit Arunachal Pradesh at 7.53 pm today with a depth of 10 kilometres.
The earthquake hit Arunachal Pradesh at 7.53 pm today with a depth of 10 kilometres.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 12:15 AM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale struck the northwest area of Itanagar district in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday, the National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed.

The earthquake hit at 7.53 pm today with a depth of 10 kilometres.

"Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.0, Occurred on 06-10-2021, 19:53:18 IST (7.53pm), Lat: 27.57 & Long: 92.94, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 85km NW of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, " the NCS said in a tweet.

Notably, this is the fourth time in this month that an earthquake has hit the state.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the Pangin area in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.

Earlier on Monday, Arunachal Pradesh's Basar had been struck by an earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale.

On October 2, an earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in Basar.

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