1. 5.2 maginitude eathrquake felt in Manipur: Earth Sciences Ministry

5.2 maginitude eathrquake felt in Manipur: Earth Sciences Ministry

The Earth Sciences Ministry has reported an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolts in Manipur.

By: | Imphal | Published: February 24, 2017 6:39 PM
Earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolts Manipur. (Reuters)

The Earth Sciences Ministry has reported an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolts in Manipur. No deaths have been reported yet. Another powerful earthquake struck was experiences in Manipur on January 4, The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake of magnitude 6.8 was 57 km (35 miles) deep and struck 29 km (18 miles) west of Imphal, the capital of Manipur, bordering Myanmar, said Reuters. In last earthquake at least nine people were killed and nearly 200 injured. Many were injured trying to rescue those trapped in rubble hampered by severed power supplies and telecommunication links.

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