An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was recorded in Gujarat’s Surat on Saturday. The earthquake was recorded at 4.35 am in the morning, according to the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR).
No damage reported in Surat
According to ISR, the epicentre of the tremor was located 29 km north-northeast of Surat in south Gujarat. The Surat district administration clarified that no loss of life or damage to property was reported due to the earthquake.
ISR also said that the tremor was recorded at a depth of 15 km and its effect was felt in Surat city as well as its surroundings.
Notably, an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale was recorded near Surat on November 7 last year. The epicentre of the earthquake was 53 km northeast (NE) of Surat. The earthquake struck at 3:39 PM IST at a depth of 10 km from the surface. Low-intensity tremors are frequent in the area.
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