EARTHQUAKE

Quake tremors of mag 4.4 on the Richter scale in Gujarat

Less than 24 hours, Gujarat's Rajkot hit by second earthquake of mag 4.4

Tremors of magnitude 4.4 Richter scale struck 83 km northwest of Gujarat's Rajkot on June 15 according to National Center of Seismology. The tremors were felt near Bhachau in Kutch region. This is a second earthquake in the last 24 hours, first hit at 8:13 pm on June 14, of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter Scale. 

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 03:05 PM / by Kajol Pravina

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