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15 aftershocks in Kutch after earthquake

The Free Press Journal | 16/06/2020 09:37 AM | Click to read full article

As many as 15 aftershocks were experienced in Gujarat's Kutch district, some of them of more than 4 magnitude, a day after an earthquake of 5.3 intensity hit the area.

On Sunday night, a quake of 5.3 magnitude was recorded with its epicentre 10km North-North East of Bhachau in Kutch, the site of a devastating quake in 2001. Then, 15 aftershocks rattled the area throughout Sunday night and Monday, including one with 4.6 magnitude that was recorded at 12.57 pm on Monday with its epicentre 15 km NNE of Bhachau.