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Earthquake of 3.1 intensity shakes Kutch district

No casualty or damage to property was reported in the mild-intensity quake.


Devdiscourse News Desk Last Updated at 10-11-2018 15:21:28 IST India
Earthquake of 3.1 intensity shakes Kutch district
  • A devastating earthquake had shaken the Kutch district in January 2001, killing thousands of people. (Image Credit: Twitter)

An earthquake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale jolted Gujarat's Kutch district on Saturday afternoon, an official said.

No casualty or damage to property was reported in the mild-intensity quake.

"An earthquake of 3.1 intensity was felt at 12.57 pm with its epicentre at 14 km north north-west of Bhachau in the district," an official at the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research said.

A devastating earthquake had shaken the Kutch district in January 2001, killing thousands of people and destroying lakhs of homes.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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