Gujarat: Earthquake of size 5.5 struck close Bhuj in Kutch locale in Gujarat on Sunday evening. The National Center for Seismology said the focal point of the tremor was 118 km north-northwest (NNW) of Rajkot at 8:13 pm. No wounds or harm to properties have been accounted for up until this point.
Substantial tremors were felt in Anjar and Bhachau of the Kutch area, where individuals came up short on their homes. Its impact was additionally seen in the areas of Surendranagar, Rajkot, and Patan while slight tremors were likewise felt in Ahmedabad.
“Boss Minister Vijay Rupani had a prompt phone discussion with the Collectors of Rajkot, Kutch, and Patan regions following the tremors in the express,” the Gujarat CMO tweeted.
Gujarat has seen three significant seismic tremors in the past with the most crushing being the one out of 2001, another in Anjar in 1956, and the third in 1918 in the Rann of Kutch. January 26, 2001, Bhuj tremor, which was of 7.7 extents, purportedly executed more than 20,000 individuals and leftover 1.5 lakh others harmed.