An earthquake of medium intensity, measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale, hit rural areas near Rajkot in Gujarat’s Saurashtra region on Thursday, officials said.
Till the filing of this report, there was no report of any casualty or damage to property.
The epicentre of the earthquake was 20 km south-southwest of Rajkot city, close to Shapar and Tranba villages.
After the earthquake, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held telephonic discussions with collectors of Rajkot, Surendranagar and Amreli districts.
The CM instructed them to gather information about any damage in their region and take necessary actions.