Earthquake tremors were felt in Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur early in the morning today i.e. June 20, 2021. Tremors were felt in Arunachal Pradesh at 1.02 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was Pangin. Its magnitude was 3.1 on the Richter scale. At the same time, earthquake tremors occurred in Manipur at 1:22 am. Tremors were felt in Shirui village in Manipur's Ukrul district. It measured 3.6 on the Richter scale.
It is a matter of relief that no news of any kind of damage has been reported in both the states so far. Let us tell you that even before this, earthquake tremors have been felt in these two states many times.
Know why earthquakes happen
The earth is divided into many layers and there are many types of plates under the ground. These plates are stuck together, but sometimes these plates slip, due to which earthquake tremors are felt. Sometimes it vibrates more and its intensity increases. In the country, some zones have been decided based on the geographical movement in the inner layers of the earth, and in some places, it is more and in some places, it is less.
According to media reports, based on these possibilities, India has been divided into 5 zones. This means that wherein India is the most prone to earthquakes. Zone-5 is most prone to earthquakes.