Tremor measuring 2.9 on Richter scale in Junagadh

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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