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    Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Jolts Arunachal Pradesh

    The Hawk
    February3/ 2024
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    In a surprising turn of events, Arunachal Pradesh experienced a seismic jolt on Saturday morning, registering a magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale.

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    Siang (Arunachal Pradesh): A tremor with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale shook Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday morning according to a report from the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The earthquake occurred at 10;11 am reaching a depth of 60 km.

    The NCS provided information through their channel stating that an earthquake measuring 4.3 in magnitude took place on 03 02 2024 at 10;11;01 IST. Its latitude was recorded as 36.77 and longitude as 97.17 with a depth of 60 km. The location was identified as being 975 km north of Pangin.

    Residents in the area felt the tremors emphasizing the importance of monitoring activity, for public safety.

    —Input from Agencies