Earthquake Hits Manipur With 4.9 Magnitude, No Damage Reported

Earthquake Hits Manipur With 4.9 Magnitude, No Damage Reported

An earthquake hit the northeastern region of Manipur on Monday morning, as per the

National Center for Seismology (NCS), service of studies of the planet. 

The earthquake struck at 10.33am and was estimated at 4.9 on the Richter magnitude scale. Its focal point is supposed to be 39 km from Ukhrul in Manipur’s Ukhrul region. 

In a tweet, the NCS stated, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.9, Occurred on 26-07-2021, 10:33:31 IST, Lat: 24.60 and Long: 94.33, Depth: 50 Km, Location: 39km SSW of Ukhrul, Manipur, India for more data download the BhooKamp App.” 

“Numerous individuals in my region felt the quake,” says an inhabitant of Nagamapal in the Imphal West region. Occupants of different locales, for example, Jiribam, Senapati, Tamenglong, and Ukhrul additionally encountered something similar. However, there were no reports of any harm or loss of lives in the state till the distribution of this report. 

On January 4, 2016, Manipur saw a solid earthquake estimating 6.7 on the Richter scale which guaranteed eight lives and harmed numerous houses and constructions including the notable ‘Ima keithel’ (moms market) in Imphal.