Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Gujarat’s Rajkot, No Casualties Reported
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Delhi (India), February 27, 2023: According to the latest reports from the National Center for Seismology (NCS), an earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale struck the Rajkot district of Gujarat on Sunday afternoon.
The earthquake occurred at around 3:21 p.m. and had a depth of 10 km. The NCS tweeted, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.3, Occurred on February 26, 2023, 15:21:12 IST, Lat: 24.61 & Long: 69.96, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 270 km NNW of Rajkot, Gujarat, India.”
So far, there have been no reports of any casualties or damage to property. However, the tremors were felt by the locals in the affected area, causing panic among the residents.
Gujarat is a region that is susceptible to earthquakes, and the authorities have put in place measures to mitigate the impact of such natural disasters.
The disaster management teams are on high alert, and officials are closely monitoring the situation. People are advised to remain calm and follow the instructions given by the authorities in case of any aftershocks. More details are awaited as the authorities continue to assess the situation.