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Two mild tremors hit Koyna region of Maharashtra

New Delhi: Two medium intensity earthquakes hit the Koyna region of Maharashtra on Wednesday. According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale occurred at 10:59 pm at the

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Published on: May 19, 2016 9:41 IST
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New Delhi: Two medium intensity earthquakes hit the Koyna region of Maharashtra on Wednesday.

According to the National Centre 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.