Gujarat: Moderate intensity earthquake hits Banaskantha

The quake of 3.2 intensity, having its epicenter 30 km north-north west of Palanpur in Banaskantha, was recorded around 8.55 am.

Published: 20th October 2019 12:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th October 2019 12:48 PM   |  A+A-

earthquake, tremor, seismograph, graph, tremor, magnitude

For representational purposes

By PTI

AHMEDABAD:  An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 shook parts of Gujarat's Banaskantha district on Sunday morning, an official said.

No casualty or damage to property was reported, the official at the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research said.

"The quake of 3.2 intensity, having its epicenter 30 km north-north west of Palanpur in Banaskantha, was recorded around 8.55 am," he said.

Earlier in June, an earthquake of 4.3 magnitude was experienced in the same area, located around 150 km from here.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp