Ahmedabad, Mar 29 (PTI) An earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale, followed by a quick aftershock of 3.5 magnitude, was recorded today in parts of Kutch district of Gujarat, according to an Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) official. Also Read - Schools, Colleges Reopening: This BJP-ruled State Hints at Resumption of Classes Soon | Read Govt's Complete Plan Here
The epicentre of the earthquake, which occurred at 4:03 AM, was situated around 22 kms away from Bhachau town in Kutch district, he said, adding that mild tremors ranging from 1.8 to 2.0 magnitude were also recorded in the region during the day. Also Read - Gujarat: 12-year-old Girl Found Decapitated After Cousin Rapes Her in Banaskantha District
Fortunately, no casualty or damage to property was reported due to the earthquake, said an official of the Kutch district emergency control room. Also Read - Surat Students Perform Garba Wearing Costumes Made of PPE Material for Navratri
This is the second such mild intensity earthquake to have hit Bhachau region this month.
On March 10, an earthquake of 4.2 magnitude was registered in the same region.
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