An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale hit the Palghar district at 11 am today. Like her, most residents of her village, Dapchari, have an “earthquake” story to share. Mumbai earthquake, Palghar earthquake, earthquake Mumbai, earthquake Palghar, Mumbai news, City news, Indian Express More The NDMA, along with International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad, has prepared EDRI for 50 cities and one district on a pilot basis in seismically active zones around the country. An earthquake measuring 4.8 on Thursday morning on the Richter Scale rattled Satara district of Maharashtra, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated. Tremors were felt in Maharashtra's Mumbai city after an earthquake hit Palghar district on Friday morning. The quake struck Dahanu town in Palghar. The major earthquake happened was about two centuries back, besides the devastating earthquake that attacked the Koyna region of Mumbai in the year 1967 with a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale. ... Mumbai … PALGHAR: Magnitude 3.6 tremors were felt on Sunday evening in a part of Palghar district. 4.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Meghalaya, tremors felt in Northeast, West Bengal. The earthquake hit the Nicobar Islands region in Andaman and Nicobar Islands at 4:44 am.

Even, recently, i.e. Mild earthquake hits Manipur, tremors felt in entire Northeast. Mumbai falls in the zone 3 level which is a moderate damage risk zone. Soon after news of an earthquake in spread like wild fire on social networking sites. Historically, Mumbai has never seen an earthquake of more than 4.5 in magnitude.

There have been instances where places marked under zone 3 have witnessed earthquakes of more than 6.0 in magnitude. The epicentre of the earthquake was in Manipur's Senapati district, the weather officec said. The 1993 Latur earthquake struck India at 3:56 am local time on 30 September.The main area affected was Maharashtra State in Western India.The earthquake primarily affected the districts of Latur and Osmanabad, including the Ausa block of Latur and Omerga of Osmanabad. People, especially from the central Mumbai suburbs, started talking about a possible earthquake in Mumbai. No casualty and damage has been reported yet.