Moderate tremor in Gujarat’s Junagadh



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