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Two mild tremors hit Arunachal Pradesh

Jan 7, 2013 16:25 IST

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New Delhi: Two slight intensity earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.2 on the Richter Scale, hit Arunachal Pradesh within a span of two hours today.

The first quake of 4.5-magnitude hit around 11.03am while the second tremor of 4.2 magnitude was recorded at 12.50pm, the India Meteorological Department said.

No damage for now. AFP

Both the quakes hit almost at the same place.

According to the IMD, the epicentre of the first quake was located at Latitude 28.1 degrees North and Longitude 94.3 degrees while it was Latitude 28.1 degrees North and Longitude 94.4 degrees for the second.

North East states have experienced some slight intensity quakes this month. Last Thursday, a slight intensity quake had jolted Churachandpur region of Manipur.

PTI