Low intensity earthquake hits Jamnagar

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

PTI| Last Updated: May 12, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

Jamnagar: A low intensity earthquake hit areas near Lalpur taluka of Gujarat`s Jamnagar district this 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.