Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 felt in in Ukhrul, Manipur

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Magnitude 4.7 earthquake occurred in Ukhrul, Manipur at 9:02 pm today.

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake – Ukhrul, 47 km southeast of Imphal, Manipur, India, on Tuesday, 17 Aug 2021 9:02 pm (GMT +5:30)

An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the evening on Tuesday 17 August 2021 at 8:32 pm local time near Imphal, Imphal East, Manipur, India, as reported by India’s National Center for Seismology (NCS).

According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 53.4 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.

Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.

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