Consecutive earthquakes shake Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur; no casualties reported | Latest India News


The first earthquake, of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale, occurred near Pangin in Arunachal Pradesh at around 1:02 a.m. This was shortly followed by another earthquake, measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale, near the village of Shirui in the Ukrul district of Manipur.

Back-to-back earthquakes were reported in northeast India on Sunday morning, as the National Seismological Center (NCS) reported a series of quakes, all ranging in magnitude 3.1 to 3.6 in l Richter scale, affecting two regions of Manipur Arunachal Pradesh. However, no casualties or property damage has yet been reported in these incidents.

According to alerts issued by the NCS, the first earthquake, measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale, occurred near Pangin in Arunachal Pradesh at around 1:02 a.m. This was shortly followed by another earthquake, measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale, near the village of Shirui in the Ukrul district of Manipur.

According to the National Seismic Center, the first earthquake struck 95 kilometers north-northwest of Pangin in Arunachal Pradesh at 1:02 am at a depth of 17 kilometers. The second earthquake struck 20 kilometers northwest of Shirui in Manipur at 1:22 am at a depth of 30 kilometers.

A little later, at around 5:41 am, another light earthquake, of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale, was reported 62 km north of Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand, at a depth of 15 km, NCS reported.

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