Arunachal Pradesh hit by two earthquakes within two hours

Updated - March 21, 2024 09:41 am IST

Published - March 21, 2024 09:11 am IST - West Kameng (Arunachal Pradesh)

A view of the bridge near Parasuraman kund in Arunachal Pradesh. File photo used for representational purpose only.

A view of the bridge near Parasuraman kund in Arunachal Pradesh. File photo used for representational purpose only. | Photo Credit: The Hindu

Two earthquakes were reported in Arunachal Pradesh in the early hours of Thursday, March 21, 2024, according to the National Center for Seismology.The first earthquake, with a magnitude of 3.7, occurred at 01:49 am. The epicentre was located at latitude 27.38 and longitude 92.77, with a depth of 10 kilometres. The quake was centred in West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh.

"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.7, Occurred on 21-03-2024, 01:49:54 IST, Lat: 27.38 & Long: 92.77, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: West Kameng ,Arunachal Pradesh, India," National Center for Seismology said in a post on X. Just under two hours later, at 03:40 am, a second earthquake was reported. This quake had a magnitude of 3.4 and was centered in East Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh. The epicentre was located at latitude 27.46 and longitude 92.82, with a depth of 5 kilometers."Earthquake of Magnitude:3.4, Occurred on 21-03-2024, 03:40:12 IST, Lat: 27.46 & Long: 92.82, Depth: 5 Km ,Location: East Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh, India," National Center for Seismology said in a post on X. There have been no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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