Palghar: Mild earthquake tremors felt in Talasari & Dahanu; none injured

Talasari taluka within a span of 15 minutes on Saturday. The first earthquake, measuring 3.3 magnitude on the Richter scale, occurred at 5:15 pm in Talasari talukas of Palghar district. The epicenter was near Ghadane, close to the Shree Mahalaxmi Temple, at a depth of 8 km. The second earthquake, measuring 3.5 magnitude, was felt near Kandarwadi in Talasari at 5:28 pm, with a depth of 5 km.

Although the earthquakes took residents by surprise, no major damages were reported. The tremors were also felt in the neighboring Dahanu Talukas. People evacuated their houses and experienced the moderate intensity of the earthquakes. Fortunately, no loss of life has been reported thus far.
This region has witnessed periodic earthquakes, with the first earthquake felt in the Dahanu area on November 11, 2018. Occurring on a less frequent and moderate scale, similar earthquakes were recorded last year on December 1. These repeated events have left the local population in a constant state of apprehension.

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