A moderate earthquake was experienced on Wednesday which had the epicentre at 26 km South South-East of Dholavira in Kutch district.
"There were 27 aftershocks registered, in the magnitude of 1 to 3 on the Richter scale, and majority of them were in Kutch and Saurashtra region. But there are no reports of damage to property or the life," he said.
Residents of Kutch region, which was devastated by a quake in 2001, rushed out of their homes in panic.
"In Ahmedabad also some people felt minor tremors but we have not received any panic calls," said Chief Fire Officer M F Dastur.
There has been generation loss of 84.69 billion units in the country during April 2012 and January 2013 due to coal and gas shortages, poor quality ...
Officials in the weather department said the monsoon is expected to be below normal because of the El-Nino effect