3.5 magnitude quake rocks Maharashtra

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Palghar: An earthquake measuring 3.5 on Richter scale rocked Palghar district of Maharashtra on Thursday morning, civic officials said.

Santosh Kadam, chief of the Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), said the tremors were felt around 7.20 am at Dhundalwadi village in Dahanu taluka of Palghar.

The official said: “The magnitude of the earthquake was 3.5. There were no reports of damage to property or casualty”. Dhundalwadi has been repeatedly experiencing tremors since November 2018. The villagers had experienced a 2.9 magnitude earthquake two days ago.

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