Maharashtra of India is shaken by continuous earthquakes. A total of eight tremors were felt in Palghar district of Maharashtra in four hours on Friday. However, according to the National Center for Seismology, all earthquakes are mild in terms of magnitude on the Richter scale. It is known that the magnitude of the tremor is between 2.2 and 3.6. No casualties have been reported so far. The quake was felt in Dahanu and Talasari tehsils of Palghar district this morning.
The first tremor was felt at 3:30 in the morning (3:29). The magnitude of the tremor was 3.5 on the Richter scale. Half an hour later (3:57) the Palghar district shook. Even then the magnitude of the tremor was 3.5. The quake, which was then felt at 6 a.m. (7:08 a.m.), had a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale. That is what Vivekananda Kadam, head of the disaster control department in Palghar district, said. Asima Mittal, sub-divisional officer of Dahanu tehsil, said that apart from these three tremors, five more mild tremors were felt between 3 am and 6 am. The magnitude of these vibrations ranges from 2.2 to 2.6 on the Richter scale.
Over the last few days, earthquakes have been felt repeatedly in the Palghar district of Maharashtra. Although all the tremors are mild, a group of experts think that it is a matter of concern that there will be continuous earthquakes. Four tremors were felt in Palghar district between Friday and Saturday last week. The epicenter was reported at 4.0 on the Richter scale on Friday, September 4. A final warning has been issued in this tehsil of Palghar district as a warning of a major disaster. All necessary steps are being taken by the administration. Residents have been evacuated from dangerous areas. Due to heavy rains in the monsoon season this year, the soil is loose in many places. So there is more panic.
On the other hand, the tremor was felt at 4:16 am on Wednesday, 93 km west of Nasik in Maharashtra. According to the National Center for Seismology, the magnitude of the tremor was 3.2 on the Richter scale. Earlier this week, Mumbai was shaken by an earthquake. The tremor was felt at 6:06 am that day. According to the National Center for Seismology, the magnitude of the tremor was 3.5 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was reported 102 kilometers north of Mumbai.
The epicenter was reported below the epicenter, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The tremor was felt at 3:48 pm that day. The magnitude of the tremor was 2.5 on the Richter scale. At 8:16 a.m. on the same day, an earthquake was felt near Koena in Satara district of Maharashtra.
On the other hand, an earthquake was felt in Nepal this morning. The magnitude of the tremor was 4.2 on the Richter scale. The quake affected Sikkim, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Siliguri. Although no casualties were reported, the people of North Bengal are in a state of panic. Among them, heavy to very heavy rains are falling in North Bengal now. The meteorological office’s forecast for the disaster will continue until Sunday.