Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Saurashtra-Kutch rattled by 22 tremors in 3 days

Feb 28, 2012,

RAJKOT: There seems to be no respite for people in Saurashtra and Kutch from the low-intensity earthquakes rattling the region since long. In the last three days since February 25, 22 tremors have left people scared in several parts of these regions.
According to Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) officials, on February 26, as many as 16 earthquake tremors were reported in the state. Out of the 16 tremors, 12 were reported in Saurashtra region alone.
Moreover, a tremor measuring 3.3 on Richter scale was experienced in Talala in Junagadh district on February 26. On February 27, four low-intensity earthquake tremors were reported in Saurashtra and Kutch region.
According to ISR officials since February, 176 earthquake tremors have occurred in the state, most of them were low-intensity earthquake tremors.
Ten days ago, an earthquake tremor measured 1.3 on Richter scale was reported 30 km north-east from Sardar Sarovar dam on river Narmada in Bharuch. However, no casualty has been reported so far from any corners of the state, but frequency of the earthquake tremors have left

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