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Medium-intensity earthquake shakes Gujarat

A medium-intensity earthquake shakes Gujarat, India again today at 10:09 UTC, 4.3 magnitude tremors felt from Vadodara to Surat. Epicenter of earthquake was 36 kms away in Netrang in Bharuch Taluka.
Crowds rushed out of high rise buildings due earthquake. Tremors experienced in Bharuch, Ankleshwar, Surat and Vadodara of Intensity 4.2.

In year 2001 Gujarat had massive earthquake occurred on 26 January, India’s 52nd Republic Day, at 08:46 am IST . The intraplate earthquake reached 7.7 on the moment magnitude scale and had a maximum felt intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. Death toll in the Gujarat earthquake eventually rose to 25,000. A million people were left homeless.

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