Mild quake of 3.2 magnitude hits Maharashtra’s Palghar district; no loss of life or property
The district has been experiencing tremors since last Friday, including one measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale on Saturday
Palghar: A tremor of 3.2 magnitude hit Palghar district in Maharashtra early Wednesday morning, officials said.
No loss of life or damage to property was reported, they said.
The tremor was recorded at 4.17 am near Dundalwadi village in Dahanu taluka, district disaster management cell chied Vivekanand Kadam said. "As per initial reports, there was no casualty or damage to property," Dahanu tehsildar Rahul Sarang said.
The district has been experiencing such tremors since last Friday, including one of 4.0 magnitude on Saturday.
Palghar's Dahanu area has been experiencing such tremors since November 2018, with most of them centered around Dundalwadi village.
A 6.6 magnitude quake hit the same region on Saturday and there have been multiple tremors since with minimal damage in what is a mountainous, sparsely populated rural region
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The epicentre of the earthquake was reportedly 189 kilometres north of Alchi in the Leh district of Ladakh. The earthquake is said to have emanated from 10 kilometers under the ground