Medium intensity earthquakes jolt Manipur, Gujarat; no casualties reported

Imphal: Two medium intensity earthquakes measuring 4.9 and 3.3 on the Richter Scale on Thursday rocked Manipur while another measuring 3 hit Gujarat.

According to National Centre for Seismology, the first quake measuring 4.9 occurred at 1.24 pm with its epicentre at Chandel in Manipur at a depth of 60 kms. The second one, measuring 3.3, struck at 5.26 pm at Senapati at a depth of 10 km.

Another medium intensity tremor, measuring 3 on the Richter Scale, hit Gujarat at 11:30 pm. The epicentre was in Banas Kantha at the depth of five kilometres, it said.

Nobody was injured and no loss of property was reported from any part of the two states so far, officials said.


Published Date: May 13, 2016 08:17 am | Updated Date: May 13, 2016 08:17 am


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