Earthquake hit Arunachal Pradesh again, tremors felt in Assam

ASSAM: In Arunachal Pradesh, an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Arunachal Pradesh’s East Kameng on Friday early morning.

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far due to the quake that lasted for a few seconds, police said.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the quake struck at 4:24 am with a depth of 10 KM. The epicentres of two quakes were located in East Siang district and the third in Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh, the Meteorological (MeT) Department website said.

According to seismologists, the northeastern region comes under Zone 5 on the seismic map, making the states susceptible to earthquakes.

The earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.

The epicentre of the quake was located at a depth of 64 km at the northeast of Bomdila of West Kameng district.