5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Manipur's Ukhrul

An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred 55 km east of Ukhrul in Manipur at 2.39 am on Tuesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred at 55 km east of Ukhrul in Manipur early Tuesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

The NCS said that the earthquake occured at 2.39 am on Tuesday. The tremor was felt at different parts of the state, according to reports.

More details awaited.

First Published:Sept. 1, 2020, 8:21 a.m.