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Earthquakes rock Meghalaya, Manipur

Meghalaya and Manipur were jolted by earthquake today morning

Two earthquakes jolted Meghalaya and Manipur in the early hours on Tuesday.

An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale rocked Meghalaya’s Tura at 6:57 am on Tuesday, according to the National Center for Seismology.

The tremors were felt 59 km north of Tura. The depth of the earthquake was reported to be at 29 kms.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.7, Occurred on 28-02-2023, 06:57:18 IST, Lat: 26.04 & Long: 90.11, Depth: 29 Km, Location: 59km N of Tura, Meghalaya,” read a post on the official Twitter handle of the National Center for Seismology.

Earlier at 2:46 am an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 jolted the Noney district of Manipur, the National Center for Seismology said. .

The earthquake struck around 2.46 am, at a depth of 25 km.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on 28-02-2023, 02:46:39 IST, Lat: 24.67 & Long: 93.66, Depth: 25 Km, Location: Noney, Manipur, India,” the NCS said in a tweet.

Details of the damage caused, if any, are still awaited.