Tremors felt in Amritsar

By July 17, 2016 0 Comments


Hours after earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Surat district in south Gujarat, tremors were felt in Amritsar and some areas of Pakistan, including Lahore and Sheikhupura, on Sunday. No casualty or damage was reported.
The Gujarat earthquake, which occurred at 9:24 am, had its epicentre at Bhada village under Kamrej taluka of Surat district, nearly 24 kms north-west of Surat, an official said.
“An aftershock of 2.8 magnitude was also felt at 11:23 am with its epicentre at some 25 kms south-south east of Bhavnagar city in Saurashtra,” said A Satish, senior geologist, Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar.
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