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Earthquake of Magnitude 3.2 Strikes Manipur: NCS

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Manipur: The National Center for Seismology has issued a statement confirming a magnitude 3.2 earthquake striking Churachandpur, Manipur, India. The seismic event occurred on February 20, 2024, at 09:10:06 IST, at a depth of 32 km below the earth’s surface.

According to the data provided, the earthquake’s epicenter was located at coordinates Lat: 24.05 and Long: 93.67, pinpointing its occurrence in the Churachandpur region of Manipur. While the magnitude of 3.2 suggests a relatively minor seismic event, it serves as a reminder of the region’s susceptibility to tremors and the importance of preparedness measures.

Local authorities and residents are urged to remain vigilant following the earthquake, as aftershocks may occur in the aftermath of such events. Additionally, the National Center for Seismology continues to monitor seismic activity in the area to ensure the safety and well-being of communities.

Efforts in earthquake preparedness, including awareness campaigns and infrastructure resilience measures, play a crucial role in mitigating the impact of seismic events. As Churachandpur, Manipur, experiences this earthquake, it underscores the importance of proactive measures to enhance resilience and response capabilities in earthquake-prone regions across India.

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