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1950 Assam – Tibet earthquake

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The 1950 Assam-Tibet Earthquake

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1950 Assam–Tibet Earthquake

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1950 Assam Tibet Earthquake

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ASSAM EARTHQUAKE 1950 AND SUBANSIRI FLOOD. LONE SURVIVOR DELINEATES WHAT HAPPENED ON THAT DAY.

The 1950 Assam–Tibet earthquake, also known as the Assam earthquake, occurred on 15 August and had a moment magnitude of 8.6. The epicentre was located in the Mishmi Hills, known in Chinese as the Qilinggong Mountains (祁灵公山), south of the Kangri Garpo and just east of the Himalayas in the North-East Frontier Agency part of Assam, India. This area, south of the McMahon Line and now known as Arunachal Pradesh, is today disputed between China and India.
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