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5.5 Earthquake Strikes Near Rajkot In Gujarat

Tremors were felt in Gujarat on Sunday evening. As indicated by a primer explanation by the National Community for Seismology (NCS).

Intensity map of the earthquake on June 14 released by National Center for Seismology (Picture Courtesy: https://seismo.gov.in/)
Concerned organizations affirmed that a seismic tremor of size 5.5 happened at 8:13 PM on June 14 at a profundity of 10 km in Gujarat's Kutch locale around 120 km from Rajkot. The scope and longitude of the focal point have been checked as 23.3 N and 70.4 E separately.

Gujarat has seen three significant quakes in the past with the most crushing in 2001, another in Anjar in 1956 and the third in 1918 in the Rann of Kutch.

According to reports, the tremor that struck Gujarat on January 26, 2001, estimated 6.9 on the Richter scale and went on for barely 100 seconds. Actually, tremors of this shudder were additionally felt in parts of northern India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan.

In the interim, another seismic tremor of exten…