An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale jolted Manipur on Thursday night.

As per the data of the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the earthquake occurred at 10.03 pm on Thursday in Manipur.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, the epicentre was 36 km south of Moirang under Bishnupur district in Manipur.

The quake struck on latitude 24.15 degree and longitude 93.74 degree, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS) data.

Earlier, two back-to-back earthquakes of 2.8 and 4.0 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked Manipur on November 21, 2020, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) reported.

A quake of magnitude 2.8 on the Richter scale hit the Senapati area of Manipur at a depth of 10 km at 6. 54 am on November 21.

On the same day, the second earthquake hit at the depth of 30 km and tremors were felt at 10.19 am.

There have been no reports of any injuries or damage to buildings by the earthquakes.

According to seismologists, the Northeastern region of the country comes under “Zone 5” on the seismic map, making the states susceptible to earthquakes. “Zone 5” covers the areas with the highest risks.


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