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Earthquake of magnitude 5.Eight jolts Gujarat, epicentre in Rajkot:Report – india information

An earthquake of magnitude 5.Eight struck close to Rajkot in Gujarat on Sunday night at 8:13 pm, based on the Nationwide Heart for Seismology.

The epicentre of the quake was 122 km north-northwest of Rajkot.

No lack of life has been reported to this point.

Extra particulars are awaited.


The NCS additionally reported one other earthquake of magnitude 3.zero that struck 90 km east of Katra, Jammu and Kashmir at 8:35 pm on Sunday, as per preliminary information ,mentioned ANI.

The earthquakes in Gujarat and Jammu-Kashmir are the most recent in a sequence of quakes to have hit northern India previously few months.

Almost a dozen low-intensity earthquakes have jolted the Delhi-NCR area in final three months.

Although the NCS has mentioned that there was no have to panic due to the earthquakes in Delhi-NCR, but it added that it was important to undertake preparedness and take precautionary measures.  

The director of the Nationwide Centre for Seismology (NCS) B Ok Bansal mentioned on Wednesday that given the seismic historical past of Delhi, minor earthquakes in Delhi-NCR usually are not uncommon.




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