Tremor measuring 2.9 on Richter scale in Junagadh
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 17:49
  
Ahmedabad: Mild tremor measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale hit the Junagadh district on Sunday, Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) officials said.

The epicentre of earthquake was 12 kilometre North East of Talala taluka in Junagadh district. The tremor was recorded at around 11:52 am, they said.

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on Richter scale had hit Junagadh district on October 20, in which around 12 people were injured and there were damages to property in few villages of the district. Over 300 aftershocks were felt in the region subsequently and today's tremor was also said to be the aftershock of the last month's quake.

However, no reports of casualty or damage to property was reported today, district officials said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 17:49


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