An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Gujarat's Kutch on Monday, June 15, at around 12:57 pm. No casualties or damages have been reported at the time of filing the report.
The National Center for Seismology said the epicentre of the earthquake is located 15 km away from Kutch where tremors were felt. Reportedly, the place is close to the epicentre near Bhachau where an earthquake was reported yesterday.
This is the second earthquake in 24 hours to hit Gujarat. Earlier on Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 struck near Rajkot. The National Center for Seismology said the epicentre of the earthquake was 118 km north-northwest (NNW) of Rajkot. The latitude and longitude of the epicentre have been verified as 23.3 N and 70.4 E, respectively.