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Four minor earthquakes jolt Gujarat within 7 hours, no casualties

According to the Institute of Seismological Research in Gujarat, the tremors were felt in a span of seven and a half hours, with the first measuring 1.4 on the Richter scale with the epicentre eight km from Bachahu in Kutch region.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 20, 2019 19:35 IST
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At least four minor earthquakes jolted regions of Gujarat within seven hours on Sunday. However, there were no reports of any casualties or damages. 

According to the Institute of Seismological Research in Gujarat, the tremors were felt in a span of seven and a half hours, with the first measuring 1.4 on the Richter scale with the epicentre eight km from Bachahu in Kutch region.

The second major tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was felt at 12.23 p.m. with the epicentre 38 km from Saurashtra's Una. The focus of the tremor was located at a depth of 19.7 km, it said.

The third tremor measuring 2.2 on the Richter scale was felt three minutes later with the epicentre 29.6 mm from Bhachau in Kutch region.

The fourth tremor measuring 2.2 on the Richter scale was felt at 1.37 p.m. with the epicentre some 31 km from Surendranagar in Saurashtra region. 

(With IANS inputs)

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