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Rajasthan: Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Jodhpur

Rajasthan's Jodhpur Was Hit By An Earthquake Of 4.2 Magnitude On Saturday. Earlier In The Day, Arunachal Pradesh Was Jolted By A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 18 Nov 2017, 06:12:59 PM
Rajasthan: Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hits Jodhpur

New Delhi:

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Saturday.  Jodhpur was the epicenter of the earthquake, the Met department said.

The tremors of the quake, which lasted for a few seconds, created panic among the people.Police, however, said that there were no reports of any loss of life.

Earlier in the wee hours of the day, another strong earthquake measuring 6.9 on the richter scale struck Arunachal Pradesh. The tremors were felt in the region along the India-China border.

The quake struck at a depth of about 10 km, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. It was followed by 5-magnitude earthquake at 8:31 a.m (Beijing time) around the same place in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

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First Published : 18 Nov 2017, 04:56:46 PM

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