The 1950 Medog earthquake (Chinese: 墨脱大地震/察隅地震), also known as the Assam Earthquake), occurred on August 15, 1950, and had a magnitude of 8.6. The epicenter was actually located near Rima, in Tibet. However, the earthquake was destructive in both Assam and Tibet, and 1,526 people were killed.
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