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3.3 magnitude earthquake hits south Gujarat; no casualty

The earthquake of magnitude 3.3 was recorded with its epicentre 7 kilometres east-south-east from Bharuch city.

Published: 03rd August 2020 07:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2020 07:05 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

AHMEDABAD: An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 shook parts of south Gujarat on Monday evening, but no casualty or damage to property was reported from the region, officials said.

The earthquake's epicentre was in Bharuch district, around 200 km from here, they said.

The earthquake of magnitude 3.3 was recorded with its epicentre 7 kilometres east-south-east from Bharuch city, an official of the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said.

The mild tremor occurred at 5:19 pm, he said.

People in parts of the city rushed out of their houses after experiencing the quake.

No casualty or damage to property was reported so far from the region, Bharuch collector M D Modia said.

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