Ahmedabad, November 13: An earthquake measuring 3.4 on Richter scale hit parts of Kutch district in Gujarat Tuesday, an official said. No casualty or damage to property was reported in the mild-intensity quake, the official said.
The epicentre of the quake was recorded 13 kms north north-west (NNW) from Bhachau in Kutch district, the official of the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said.
"A quake measuring 3.4 on Richter scale was felt in Kutch at 3:37 pm with its epicentre being 13 kilometres NNW of Bhachau," the official said. A quake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale was felt in the same region on November 10. 'Statue of Unity': Gujarat Tribals to Oppose Unveiling of Sardar Patel's Grand Statue by PM Modi.
The next day, a 3.3 intensity quake was recorded in the district with its epicentre near Bela. A devastating earthquake had shook Kutch district in January 2001, killing thousands of people and destroying lakhs of homes.