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Magnitude-5.5 earthquake jolts Arunachal Pradesh, no casualties

Arunachal Pradesh was hit by a magnitude 5.5 earthquake early on Friday. The epicentre of the quake could not be ascertained, however, any loss of life or property was not detected in the quake. On Friday, another earthquake had jolted Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and other northeastern states. 

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New Delhi Published on: July 20, 2019 7:51 IST
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Magnitude-5.5 earthquake jolts Arunachal Pradesh

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale jolted Arunachal Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday. According to news agency ANI, the tremors were felt at 4:24 am on Saturday. 

The epicentre of the quake was yet not ascertained. There were no reports on any injuries or damage to property. 

Another quake, measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale had hit Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and other northeastern states Friday afternoon. The epicentre of the quake was detected at a depth of 10 km at East Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh. 

According to reports, tremors were felt in Guwahati, parts of Assam, Dimapur in Nagaland, among other areas at around 2:52 pm.

Any casualties in the earthquake were not reported, officials confirmed. 

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