earthquake (M4.0-4.9 termed as "light")
occurred in the Kachchh region of
Gujarat, India, on 11 September 2011
at 20:03 PM local
time in India. It had a magnitude of M?=4.3 and was widely
felt in central and eastern Kachchh. The epicentre reported by the ISR
in Gandhinagar places the earthquake near to village of Dudhai.
This earthquake was centred
2.3 kms ENE of Dudhai (Gujarat), India,
21 kms W of Bhachau (Gujarat), India,
27.4 kms NNE of Anjar (Gujarat), India,
30 kms N of Gandhidham (Gujarat), India,
50.8 kms ENE of Bhuj (Gujarat), India,
57 kms WSW of Rapar (Gujarat), India,
88 kms NW of Morbi (Gujarat), India,
95.8 kms N of Jamnagar (Gujarat), India,
251 kms W of Ahmedabad (Gujarat), India.
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Shaking from this earthquake frightened people at Vamka near
Bhachau. In Bhachau, people were frightened as well and went outdoors.
Tremors were also felt strongly at Kukma in Bhuj taluka. The
earthquake was accompanied by a loud rumbling noise that was most
distinctly heard at Ahirpatti and Gamdau. A few houses also
developed cracks in the village of Mankuwa, located to the west of
Bhuj. In Adipur, Bhuj and Gandhidham people went outdoors. In Bhuj,
it was felt at the Mundra relocation site, the RTO relocation
site, on Hospital Road and at Lal Tekdi. In Gandhidham, the tremor was
felt distinctly in multi-storied buildings. Elsewhere in Kachchh,
tremors were also felt
in Amarasar, Bhangadi, Dhamadhka, Gamdau, Kandla, Lakadia, Laliana,
Ner, Kado, Rapar, Samakhiali, Shikarpur, Surajbari and Vondh.
01) Institute of Seismological Research
(ISR), Gandhinagar, India.
India Meteorological Department (IMD), New Delhi, India.
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