Low intensity earthquake hits Jamnagar

A low intensity earthquake hit areas near Lalpur taluka of Gujarat`s Jamnagar district, state disaster management officials said.

Jamnagar: A low intensity earthquake hit areas near Lalpur taluka of Gujarat`s Jamnagar district on Monday morning, state disaster management officials said.

The epicentre of the earthquake, measured at 3.4 on Richter scale, was registered 16 kms north-east of Lalpur town here, which is close to some of India`s largest petroleum refinery complexes.
The tremors were felt by locals at around 11.36 am today, said the officials.
Since it was a low intensity earthquake, no casualty or damage to property was caused by it, they said.

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