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4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded in Gujarat's Rajkot District, No Casualties Reported

As many as 153 earthquakes were between 3.0 and 3.9 magnitude. (Image used for representation)

As many as 153 earthquakes were between 3.0 and 3.9 magnitude. (Image used for representation)

As per the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR), the epicentre of the tremor, which was recorded at 3:49 pm, was located 25 kms east-northeast from Upleta town in the district.

An earthquake of 4.1 magnitude was experienced in Rajkot district in Gujarat on Tuesday afternoon, the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said. There were no reports of casualties or damage to property.

As per the ISR, which is located in Gandhinagar, the epicentre of the tremor, which was recorded at 3:49 pm, was located 25 kms east-northeast from Upleta town in the district, which is at a distance of 215 kms from here, and it was recorded 14.5 kms deep in the earth's crust. "No police station in the area has received any report of damage or injury due to the quake," an official of Rajkot rural police said.

first published:September 29, 2020, 18:14 IST