Earthquake tremors jolt parts of Gujarat’s Kutch

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 August 2019, 04:32 PM
Earthquake tremors jolt parts of Gujarat’s Kutch
Earthquake tremors jolt parts of Gujarat’s Kutch

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted parts of Kutch district in Gujarat on Monday afternoon, officials said. No loss of life or damage to property was reported, a district administration official said.

"The quake was felt at 2.43 pm with its epicentre recorded 6 km north-north west of Bhachau in Kutch district," said an official of the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research.

Several areas, including Anjar, Gandhidham, Bhachau and Rapar, experienced the quake in the district, located around 330 km from here, another official said. Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hit Kutch on July 8. 

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First Published: Monday, August 19, 2019 04:04 PM
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