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India Manipur State Earthquake the very recent disaster of 2016

India Manipur state earthquake has considered as the most recent disaster happened in very early day of 2016. An earthquake with a 6.7 magnitude, and has hit north-east India, near its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, killing at least nine people. The quake struck at 04:35 local time (23:05 GMT Sunday) about 29km (18 miles) north-west of Imphal, the capital of Manipur state, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). It is based in the report of BBC News.

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This 6.7 magnitude of India Manipur State earthquake has killed at least 8 people mercilessly. The epicentre of the quake was located 29km west of the state capital Imphal, near the India-Myanmar border. It is according to the report of International Business Times.

Based on the information given by the CNBC, the USGS said the quake was 57 kilometers (35 miles) deep and initially reported that it had struck inside Myanmar. Manipur is also close to India’s border with Bangladesh. Associated Press (AP) reported that the Indian Meteorological Department had put the earthquake at a much shallower depth of 17 kilometers (10 miles). India Manipur state earthquake has caused to lose lives of peoples, has injured 100 peoples who nearly live in the epicenter and who has been reached by earthquake’s intensity, has ruined the infrastructure, also, it has caused to shut down the communication lines.

According to Reuters, police and disaster response teams in Imphal, which has a population of about 270,000, reported that parts of walls, staircases and roofs on buildings had collapsed. The city’s hospital was among the buildings hit. The building has been damaged drastically. The number of buildings has been used for evacuation area because of this catastrophe: India Manipur State earthquake.

The population number has told us that the residents of Impal, India has badly needed our help to give them hope, to rise from the catastrophe that they have been through because of India Manipur state earthquake. They needed our help for survival and for starting again. Since, the catastrophe like this cannot be predicted, but it needs to be endured in order to continue their lives. So, let’s give hope for Impal, India by helping them in the best way we can.

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