Maharashtra: Mild earthquake in Nanded and Yavatmal

Updated: Jun 22, 2019, 09:06 IST | mid-day online desk

There is no report of any damage to property or injury to people as of now, the official said. An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 had shook parts of Satara district on Thursday morning

Maharashtra: Mild earthquake in Nanded and Yavatmal
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Yavatmal/Nanded: Mild tremors were experienced late Friday evening in some parts of Nanded and Yavatmal districts in Maharashtra, officials said.

Tremors occurred at 9:10pm and were felt in Kinwat, Mahur, Hadgaon and Himayatnagar areas of Nanded, and Umarkhed, Karanjkhed, Pohandul, Hota and Valad in Yavatmal, he said. Several people stayed out of their homes after the tremors, he added.

There is no report of any damage to property or injury to people as of now, the official said. An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 had shook parts of Satara district on Thursday morning.

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