The earthquake became felt near Rajkot, Gujarat late Sunday. It measured 5.5 at the Richter scale. The National Center for Seismology (National Center for Seismology) gave this information. The epicentre of the quake changed into placed 122 km north-northwest of Rajkot. The tremors have been felt at 8:13 pm. No injuries or losses had been reported yet. According to the map on the NCS website, the earthquake becomes about 85 km from Bhuj, in which a 7.7-importance devastating earthquake that struck on 26 January 2001 killed more than 20,000 people and injured greater than 1.5 lakh humans.
National Center for Seismology (NCS) director stated that due to the recent earthquake in Delhi-NCR, there's no need to panic, but arrangements and precautionary steps are vital. According to a Home Ministry statement, stated in a meeting prepared by way of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) that minor earthquake tremors are not uncommon in Delhi-NCR given the records of Delhi's earthquake.
He said that there's no want to panic, however it is vital to take preparedness and mitigation measures to lessen the risk. There isn't any confirmed technology in the world that may expect earthquakes with truth in phrases of location, time and significance. The NDMA has requested the country governments to take such steps in which compliance of construction rules inside the wake of an earthquake in upcoming structures is ensured and vulnerable buildings aren't constructed. It has advised the states to identify the danger structures and make essential enhancements in them. Private buildings ought to additionally be progressed in a phased manner.
5.8 earthquake tremors in Jammu and Kashmir, earthquake for the third time in 3 days
A tremor of the moderate-depth earthquake turned into felt in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday morning. The earthquake measured 5.8. The officers gave statistics about this. This is the 3 time earthquake tremors were felt within the union territory in 3 days.
According to officers, the earthquake struck at seven inside the morning and its epicentre was Tajikistan. Severe tremors had been felt in maximum parts of Kashmir Valley which includes Srinagar, Kishtwar and Doda districts. Apart from this, tremors were additionally felt in Jammu.