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Tremor of 4.4 on Richter scale hits Patan in Gujarat

A tremor measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale on Thursday hit Patan district in North Gujarat, officials said.

india Updated: Sep 02, 2010 14:49 IST

A tremor measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale on Thursday hit Patan district in North Gujarat, officials said.

"An earthquake was experienced between 8:39 to 8:45 am close to Verana village in Patan," District Collector Patan A G Hingrajia told PTI.

According to a senior scientist at the Institute of Seismological Research, the epicentre of the earthquake was 30 kilometre North East of Radhanpur taluka in the district.

It was at a latitude of 23.849 and longitude of 71.915, he said.