4.6 magnitude quake shook Gujarat

An earthquake measuring over 4.6 magnitude was measured on the Richter scale, around 4.03 am today at Gujarat. Following the quake, a mild tremor was noted down in Hanjiyasar village of Rajkot district, with no reported casualties or damage.

Meanwhile, on 10th March, an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was noted in the parts of Kutch district with Bhachau city as the epicentre.

Moreover, Gujarat has the darkest days in the history of natural disasters. On 26th January 2001, a powerful 7.7 magnitude tremor caused wide damage to life and property and over 20,000 lives and 4 lakh homes were taken by the disaster.