Tremors were felt across Assam and other states of region; epicenter for first two quakes said to be East Kameng, third in Kurung Kumey of Arunachal Pradesh
Guwahati: Three back-to-back earthquakes rocked Assam and other Northeastern states, one after the other, around 2.52 pm, 3.04 pm and 3.21 pm, respectively, on Friday.
As per reports from the Indian Meterological Department, the magnitude of the first earthquake was 5.6 on the Richter scale while the following tremor was a mild one with 3.8 magnitude on the Richter scale. The epicenter of both the earthquakes was located 45 km from Seppa at East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh (27.4231°N, 93.0176° E).
So far, there are no reports of any damage or loss of lives from any location. More details are awaited.
Subsequently, as per reports, a third jolt of 4.9 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt around 3.21 pm on Friday. Epicenter for this quake was said to be Kurung Kamey district of Arunachal Pradesh.