Gujarat: A magnitude-3.2 earthquake on Monday jolted Gujarat's Kutch district. As per reports, no damage to life or property was reported. The Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) on Monday informed that the tremor was recorded at 7:35 AM. The epicentre of the earthquake was located around 10 km north-northeast (NNE) from Bhachau city in Kutch.
Geographically, Kutch is located in a very 'high risk' seismic zone. It experienced a devastating earthquake in January 2001 in which 13,800 people were killed and another 1.67 lakhs were injured. The earthquake caused severe damage to properties in various towns and villages of the district.
Gujarat faces a high earthquake risk and witnessed dangerous incidents in 1819, 1845, 1847, 1848, 1864, 1903, 1938, 1956, and 2001.
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