India: 2 Earthquakes Hit The States Of Gujarat And Kashmir Amidst Rising Coronavirus Cases

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Gujarat’s Rajkot at 8.13 PM Sunday, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS). The epicentre was 118 km north-northwest of Rajkot, according to a report generated by the NCS website.

No injuries, deaths or damages have been reported so far.

According to the map on the NCS website, the quake struck around 85 km from Bhuj, the site of a devastating 7.7 magnitude earthquake on January 26, 2001 that reportedly killed over 20,000 people and left over 1.5 lakh others injured.

Less than 30 minutes after the Gujarat quake, a 2.9 magnitude tremor was recorded 90 km east of Katra in Jammu and Kashmir, according to the NCS.

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