The magnitude 5.3 (Mw) earthquake occurred inland at 18:10 IST on 20 October 2011 in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, at about 38 km (23 mi) from south of Junagadh. The depth of the quake was 15.5 km. Earthquake was felt for 25 seconds in Junagadh resulting in people rushed out of their homes in panic. There were few utter chaos in Talala, as the entire city got plunged into darkness following a power outage caused by the quake.
No casualty was recorded immediate to the quake.