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Quake hits Indo-China border

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February 15, 2006 04:56 IST

A moderate intensity earthquake hit the India-China border region in Uttaranchal early on Wednesday morning, the Met Office said.

The quake, which took place at 0047 IST, measured 5 on the Richter scale and as epicentred at a latitude of 30.4 degree North and a longitude of 80.4 degree East, it said.

There were no immediate reports of casualty or damage to property.

A 5.7 magnitude moderate tremor was recorded on Tuesday in Sikkim.

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