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.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.Eight struck 122 km north-northwest (NNW) of Rajkot, Gujarat at 8:13 pm immediately: Nationwide Heart for Seismology (NCS) pic.twitter.com/xHBfnim0OY
— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2020
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.