Big and reasonable earthquakes hit Manipur and Mizoram on Saturday, inflicting panic amongst folks, officers stated. According to the Disaster Management officers of the 2 northeastern states, no report of lack of life or damage to property has been acquired but.
According to the info of the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), a significant quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale occurred at 11.08 p.m. late on Saturday evening in western Manipur’s Tamenglong district and was at a depth of 28 km.
After the most important tremble, one other minor quake measuring 2.Eight on the Richter scale occurred at 11.39 p.m. in the identical mountainous Tamenglong district and was at a depth of 30 km. Officials stated the primary tremors lasted for about 30 seconds, forcing the terrified folks to expire of their houses.
The tremors had been additionally felt in some components of neighbouring Assam and Tripura.
This was the fourth earthquake in Manipur in as many days.
Earlier, a quake measuring 3.Four on the Richter scale occurred at 3.12 a.m. on Friday in japanese Manipur’s Kamjong district and was at a depth of 10 km, whereas on Wednesday, a quake measuring 4.Three on the Richter scale, occurred in japanese Manipur’s Ukhrul district and was at a depth of 10 km.
Another tremor on Saturday morning measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale occurred at 6.09 a.m. in japanese Mizoram’s Champhai district and was at a depth of 5 km. No report of damage to property has been acquired to date.
A tremor measuring 3.zero on the Richter scale additionally occurred at 8.21 a.m. on Friday in western Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district and was at a depth of 10 km.
Northeastern states, specifically Mizoram, ceaselessly witness gentle to reasonable earthquakes.
Seismologists take into account the mountainous northeast area because the sixth main earthquake-prone belt on this planet.