5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh

An earthquake measuring 5.2-magnitude hit Tezu town in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lohit district on 2nd June around 11AM. No loss of lives or damage of properties have been reported.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS), which tracks earthquakes around the world, said that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.6 km and the epicentre of the quake was 111-km southeast of the census town.

Three days prior, an earthquake of magnitude 5 had struck in Bay of Bengal close to Andaman-Nicobar Islands. The epicentre of the quake was 172-km north of Mohean at a depth of 100 km in the sea.

On 9 May, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck northern Afghanistan. Tremors were felt in Pakistan and parts of north India in Delhi-NCR. The epicentre of the quake was Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.

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