Medium intensity quake hits Arunachal Pradesh
Scientists, however, ruled out the quake was an important occurrence discovered after leading jolts, an aftershock.
A medium intensity quake, measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale, today strike Arunachal Pradesh, four days after a powerful tremor shook the northeastern state of Manipur.
There were no immediate reports of loss of property or life.
On Monday, a strong quake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Temelgong in Manipur. This was followed by many aftershocks that were moderate and small.
Scientists, however, ruled out that the quake was an important occurrence detected after leading jolts, an aftershock.
“This was a fresh earthquake and not related to the one in Manipur,” said J L Gautam, Head (operation), National Centre for Seismology, a unit of MoES.
The Northeast area is regarded as a high- often and seismic zone witnesses tremors.