Moderate tremor in Gujarat’s Junagadh

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 15:02

Junagadh: A tremor measuring 3.9 on the
Richter scale hit the Junagadh district on Saturday, Institute
of Seismological Research (ISR) officials said.

The epicentre of the earthquake -- recorded at around
12.31 pm -- was 20 km north-east of Talala town in the
district.

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale had hit
Junagadh district on October 20. A dozen people were injured
and some houses in the rural area were damaged.

Aftershocks, following the October 20 temblor, are felt
frequently in the area 15-20 km off Talala, as there is an
active faultline, district officials said.

No reports of casualties or property damage have been
received today.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 12:57

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