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M5.7 Upper Dibang Valley Earthquake, 2005


1 June 2005


SE of Tamid Arung, Arunachal Pradesh


04:16:48 UTC (09:46:48 IST)  


28.871 N (NEIC)


94.598 E (NEIC)


18.0 kms (NEIC)


Mw 5.7 (NEIC)

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A moderate earthquake struck the Upper Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh, India, on 2 June 2005 at 01:36 AM local time causing minor landsides. The earthquake had a magnitude of Mw=5.7.

The earthquake was centred 3.7 kms SE of Tamid Arung (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
16 kms W of Miging (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
33 kms WSW of Jido (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
47.9 kms SW of Geiling (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
80 kms N of Along (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
114 kms NW of Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
158 kms NNW of Dibrugarh (Assam), India,
217 kms NNE of Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), India,
359 kms NNE of Kohima (Nagaland), India,
410 kms NE of Guwahati (Assam), India.

There were no fatalities or injuries as a result of this earthquake in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Landslides blocked communication between Anini & Hunli and Hunli & Roing in the Dibang and Lower Dibang Valleys in Arunachal Pradesh. The quake was felt in many districts of Arunachal Pradesh including as far as Tawang, sending many rushing outdoors. Tremors were also reported from adjoining parts of Assam and from a few sparsely populated counties in Xizang (Tibet), China. An aftershock was experienced within 10-minutes of the main shock in the Dibang and Lower Valleys of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

01) National Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
Macroseismic information has been compiled by the ASC from reports by local media and local NGO personnel.

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