Earthquake in Kutch, Gujarat Earthquake Today: An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude jolted Gujarat’s Kutch district on Monday morning, news agency PTI reported. According to the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR), the earthquake was recorded at 6.38 am with its epicentre 11 km north-north east of Dudhai village in the district.It was preceded by a tremor of 3.2 magnitude reported at 5.18 am with its epicentre 23 km east-southeast of Khavda village in the district.

There was no report of any loss of life or damage to property, PTI report said quoting district authorities.Kutch, which is about 400 km away from Ahmedabad, is located in a very high risk seismic zone and earthquakes of low intensity occur there regularly.

The district, located in Saurashtra region, experienced a devastating earthquake in January 2001 in which 13,800 people were killed and another 1.67 lakh were injured.

The earthquake had caused severe damage to properties in various towns and villages of the district.

(With PTI Inputs)

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