Manipur : Earthquake measuring 3.2 magnitude hits State

Measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale, a low-intensity earthquake jolted Manipur on Sunday night.

However, no report of any damage due to the earthquake has been registered yet.

This was the third earthquake reported from Manipur this month.

As per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) data, an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred at 8.44 pm on Sunday in the Churachandpur district of Manipur.

The earthquake hit Manipur at a depth of 27 km (Latitude: 24.57 N, Longitude: 93.58 E).

On Sunday, Sikkim also reported a quake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale at 12.6 pm.

The quake hit eastern Sikkim at a depth of 5 km.

Earlier, an earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale struck Manipur’s Bishnupur on October 8 at 9.05 pm, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.

The earthquake hit 17 kilometers west of Bishnupur at a depth of 36 km.

On October 3, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 was reported near Bishnupur in Manipur.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km west-northwest (WNW) of Bishnupur.

The earthquake struck at 11:08 pm at a depth of 5 km from the surface.