Darkening of River in Arunachal Pradesh Due to Earthquake in Tibet

The mystery behind the darkening of the Siang River in Arunachal Pradesh finally seems to have found a scientific explanation i.e., earthquake in Tibet. A report of the river earlier stated that turbidity level of the Siang River had increased drastically, making it unfit for humans and aquatic life in the region. The local people were witnessing this change for the first time in many years.

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Despite Heavy Quake, Tibetans Celebrate New Year

Despite a heavy earth quake jolted parts of Tibet, Tibetans celebrate New Year on Sunday according to a report in the Xinhua news. Just before the onset of dawn on Saturday, a heavy earth quake with a measure of 6.9 magnitude on the Ritcher Scale in the eastern part of Tibet, the locals resumed with the ceremonials of the new year on Sunday.

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Earthquake with 6.9 Magnitude Hits Tibet, Tremors Felt in Arunachal Pradesh

Tibet has been rocked by an earthquake which measures 6.9 on the Richter scale. On Saturday morning, Tibets Nyinchi province which is close to Arunachal Pradesh was hit by an earthquake.
Around 6:34 AM (Beijing), the China Earthquake Networks Center recorded the earthquake. Chinese state-run media Xinhua reported that the quake struck with a depth of about 10KM.

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