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Mild tremor in Kutch district

PTI Ahmedabad | Updated on November 20, 2017

An earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck Bhachau in Kutch district of western Gujarat today.

“The earthquake struck 22 km north of Bhachau near Choburi in Kutch district at 12:03 p.m.,” Institute of Seismological Research Director-General B.K. Rastogi said.

There were no reports of casualties or any property damage.

Kutch has been rocked by tremors measuring 2-4 on the Richter Scale in the past. The area had suffered a major devastation in the 2001 Gujarat earthquake.

Published on March 30, 2013

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