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Earthquake In Gujarat With Magnitude 5.3 Strikes Near Dwarka

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An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude occurred near Dwarka in Gujarat on Friday afternoon. The earthquake’s epicentre was 556 km west (west) of Dwarka, Gujarat, India. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km from the surface at 12.37 Indian time. At the same time, a day earlier on Thursday, tremors of earthquake were felt in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a relief that there was no loss of life or property due to the earthquake.

Earthquake tremors were felt in Kangra’s Mandol at 2 pm on Thursday. The earthquake’s magnitude has been rated as three on the Richter scale. The earthquake’s epicentre was at a depth of five kilometres under the ground.

One month ago, there was an earthquake in Kutch.

A month ago, a 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck Gujarat’s Kutch district, but no casualties have been reported. A district administration official had said that there was no loss of life or property due to the earthquake. According to the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismic Research (ISR), the tremors were felt near Bhachau at 12:05 pm. The earthquake’s epicentre was 12 km north-northwest of Bhachau at a depth of 12 km.

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No damage

An official of the district administration said that there was no report of any loss of life or property due to the earthquake. Kutch is located in the ‘Very High Risk’ seismic zone, and tremors of low-intensity earthquakes are felt regularly there.

There was also an earthquake in 2011

The district was hit by a severe earthquake of magnitude 6.9 in January 2001, causing much damage to life and property. Many people were rendered homeless by this earthquake. About 20 thousand people lost their lives, and thousands were injured in this natural disaster.

Tremors of the earthquake were felt in Ahmedabad and other cities as well. But in Bhuj, it had a huge impact, and lakhs of people were rendered homeless. The effect of the earthquake was seen in about 8,000 villages. Many people’s houses were demolished, and people were buried in the rubble.

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Akash Kumar Mishra
Akash Kumar Mishra
Akash Kumar Mishra is the CO-Editor at Spot News 18. He is very passionate about His Work and Loves to Write on Technology Topics.

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