Mild Tremors Hit Maharashtra


Mumbai: Two medium intensity earthquakes hit the Koyna region of Maharashtra on Wednesday. According to the National Center for Seismology an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale occurred at 10:59 pm at the depth of 15 kms, while earlier a mild tremor of 3.9 hit the same region at a depth of 5 kms at 6:53 PM.

The Koyna region in Maharashtra is known as seismic zone. Meanwhile, northeast was also hit by a mild tremor where a quake measuring 3.0 hit the west Khasi hills in Meghalaya at 1:57 PM at a depth of 5 kms. However, there were no immediate reports of loss to life or property.