Bishnupur, April 16: On Sunday, Manipur’s Bishnupur district was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale. The National Center for Seismology reported that the earthquake occurred at 7:22 am (local time) northwest of Bishnupur.
Earthquake of Magnitude:3.6, Occurred on 16-04-2023, 07:22:49 IST, Lat: 24.84 & Long: 93.69, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 24km NNW of Bishnupur, Manipur, India for more information Download the BhooKamp App https://t.co/uYQqn6n362@Indiametdept @ndmaindia @Dr_Mishra1966 @DDNational pic.twitter.com/v1NZI2mdvl
— National Center for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) April 16, 2023
The center also reported that the earthquake’s epicenter was located at 24.84 latitudes and 93.69 longitudes, with a depth of 10 km. The National Center for Seismology (NCS)took to Twitter to inform people about the earthquake and urged them to download the BhooKamp App for more information.
No casualties or damage to property have been reported so far, but this isn’t the first earthquake to hit the area this year. In January, a magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck Manipur’s Bishnupur district, also recorded by the National Center for Seismology.
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The repeated seismic activity in the area has raised concerns about the region’s safety and prompted authorities to take necessary precautions. India is a seismically active part, and earthquakes are common in the country.
The Indian government has been working to strengthen its disaster management systems to better respond to such situations. Earthquakes are natural disasters that can cause significant damage and loss of life, and it’s essential to keep track of them to ensure the safety of people in affected areas.
The earthquake that hit Manipur’s Bishnupur district serves as a reminder of the need to be prepared for natural disasters and take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of people in affected areas.