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Moderate intensity earthquake hits Kutch in Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted parts of Kutch district in Gujarat on Monday afternoon, officials said.

No loss of life or damage to property was reported, a district administration official said.

"The quake was felt at 2.43 pm with its epicenter recorded 6 km north-north west of Bhachau in Kutch district," said an official of the Gandhinagar-based Institute of Seismological Research.

Several areas, including Anjar, Gandhidham, Bhachau and Rapar, experienced the quake in the district, located around 330 km from here, another official said.

Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hit Kutch on July 8.

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First Published: Mon, August 19 2019. 16:00 IST