Two separate earthquakes jolted Manipur and Assam in the wee hours of Friday.

While an earthquake of 3.0 magnitude n the Richter Scale jolted Manipur at 1.06 am on Friday, another earthquake of 4.1 magnitude on the Richter Scale jolted Assam at 2.04 am on Friday.

The news has been confirmed by the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake in Manipur was located 39 km  east-south-east of Moirang in Imphal district.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.0, Occurred on 18-06-2021, 01:06:08 IST, Lat: 24.30 & Long: 94.10, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 39km ESE of Moirang, Manipur, India,” the National Center for Seismology tweeted.

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the epicentre of the earthquake that jolted Assam at 2.04 am on Friday was located 36 km west-north-west of Tezpur in Sonitpur district.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22 km.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.1, Occurred on 18-06-2021, 02:04:40 IST, Lat: 26.73 & Long: 92.44, Depth: 22 Km, Location: 36km WNW of Tezpur, Assam, India,” the NCS tweeted.

Earthquakes continue to jolt Assam in the last several months and most of the time, the epicentre is located near Tezpur.

On June 15, 2021, an earthquake of the magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam at 10:53 pm.

The earthquake (Lat: 26.59 & Long: 92.19) occurred at a depth of 10 Km.

The epicentre was located 60 km west of Tezpur in Assam’s Sonitpur district.

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