Maharashtra: Medium-intensity earthquake hits Palghar
Palghar has been witnessing a series of low-intensity earthquakes since last week
A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.5 hit the coastal district of Palghar in Maharashtra early Friday morning, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.
The quake occurred at 3.57 am at a depth of 10 kilometres, the NCS, a body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, said.
A district adjoining Gujarat and Mumbai, Palghar also houses the Tarapur Atomic Power Station units 1-4.
The district has been witnessing a series of low-intensity quakes since last week.
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