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Gujarat: Earthquake of magnitude 3.9 strikes Kutch

An earthquake of 3.9 magnitude hit Gujarat’s Kutch district on Sunday. There was no report of any casualty or damage to property due to the mild tremor. An official from the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research said the tremor of 3.9 magnitude was recorded at 12.43 pm at a depth of 14.2 km, with its...

Gujarat: Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 strikes Kutch

A low-intensity earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Gujarat’s Kutch district on Sunday. There was no report of any damage to life or property. According to the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research, The 3.7 magnitude tremor was recorded at 7.25 am, with its epicentre located 19 km North-North East of Dudhai, at a...

3.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Surat

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...

Jamnagar, Kutch report 3 earthquakes of low to moderate intensity

Three earthquakes were reported from different parts of Jamnagar and Kutch districts in Saurashtra on Monday. Officials said the earthquakes were of low to moderate intensity. No casualty was reported in the incident. The most severe of the three earthquakes measured 3.1 on the Richter Scale and had its epicentre 28 km south-south-east of Jamnagar....

3.3 magnitude earthquake hits Bharuch

An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 on the Richter Scale was felt in south Gujarat on Monday evening. No casualty or damage to property was reported from the region, officials said.   The epicentre of the quake was in Bharuch district. It measured 3.3 on the Richter Scale and was 7 kilometres east-south-east from Bharuch city....

Earthquake of 4.2 magnitude strikes Bhachau in Kutch again

An earthquake measuring 4.2 in magnitude on the Richter scale struck Gujarat on Sunday evening. Officials said the epicentre was around 14 kms from Bhachau in Kutch district. It was preceded by four minor quakes of 1.8, 1.6, 1.7 and 2.1 magnitude between 1.50 am and 4.32 pm, media reports quoted an official as saying....

Earthquake of 4.7 magnitude jolts Delhi, NCR region

An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 struck Rajasthan and tremors were felt in parts of north India including Delhi-NCR, media quoted the the National Centre for Seismology as saying, According to the NCS, the quake occurred at 7 p.m. at a depth of 35 kilometres below ground near Alwar district in Rajasthan on Friday. There were...

18 aftershocks, 2 quakes shake Kutch since Sunday

The Institute of Seismological Research on Tuesday said that as many as 18 aftershocks and two earthquakes have been registered in Gujarat after an earthquake of 5.3 magnitude shook parts of the state on Sunday. Of the 20 aftershocks, the ISR has categorised two tremors recorded on Monday of 4.6 and 4.1 magnitudes as separate...

Guj experiences second earthquake of 4.6 magnitude in less than 24 hours

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck Gujarat again at around 12.57 pm on Monday, making it the second such quake in less than 24 hours. The tremors were felt strongly near Rajkot. The epicentre of the earthquake – reported around 12:57 pm – was about 82 km northwest of Rajkot, according to the National Center for...

Guj records earthquake of 5.5 magnitude, epicentre in Kutch

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on Richter Scale was reported from Rajkot in Gujarat on Sunday evening. Several parts of the state including Ahmedabad felt tremors as a result of the same. State officials said the epicentre was near Bhachau in Kutch district. According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the earthquake took place 122...

Low-intensity earthquake hits Delhi

A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.2 hit Delhi on Friday, fourth in around a month, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said. The epicentre was Pitampura in north Delhi. “Low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 2.2 hits Pitampura in Delhi,” NCS was quoted by a news agency. The NCS said the quake occurred at 11.28 am at...

S’rashtra records tremors measuring 4 on Richter scale, sends residents running out of their homes

Even as the state battles the Covid19 pandemic, an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale was recorded in several parts of Saurashtra. Earlier the region had also seen unseasonal rain that was expected to bring untold damage to agriculture. Junagadh, Gir, Somnath and Porbandar were some of the regions that recorded mild tremors sending...