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Mild earthquake hits Kutch in Gujarat

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By: PTI | Ahmedabad | Updated: November 10, 2018 4:31:50 pm

A devastating earthquake had shook the Kutch district in January 2001, killing thousands of people and destroying lakhs of homes. (Representational image/ Source: Google maps)

An earthquake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale jolted Gujarat’s Kutch district on Saturday afternoon, an official said.  No casualty or damage to property was reported in the mild-intensity quake. “An earthquake of 3.1 intensity was felt at 12.57 pm with its epicentre at 14 km north north-west of Bhachau in the district,” an official at the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research said.

A devastating earthquake had shook the Kutch district in January 2001, killing thousands of people and destroying lakhs of homes.

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