Maharashtra: Medium-intensity earthquake hits Palghar

Updated: 11 September, 2020 09:26 IST | PTI | Palghar

Palghar has been witnessing a series of low-intensity earthquakes since last week

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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.

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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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First Published: 11 September, 2020 08:33 IST

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