Maharashtra Earthquake: 4.5 Magnitude Quake Jolts Hingoli District; Tremors Felt In Nanded, Parbhani

Maharashtra Earthquake: 4.5 Magnitude Quake Jolts Hingoli District; Tremors Felt In Nanded, Parbhani

The earthquake impacted Hingoli city and the surrounding areas, including Kalamnuri, Aundha, Vasmat, Dandegaon, Pangra Shinde, Waranga, Kurunda, Kavtha and other regions.

Prathamesh KharadeUpdated: Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 02:04 PM IST
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Maharashtra Earthquake: 4.5 Magnitude Quake Jolts Hingoli District |

Maharashtra: An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit the Hingoli district in Maharashtra on Wednesday morning. According to the National Center for Seismology, the quake occurred today at 07:14 IST in Hingoli.

The earthquake struck at a depth of 10 km. "EQ of M: 4.5, On: 10/07/2024 07:14:53 IST, Lat: 19.43 N, Long: 77.32 E, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Hingoli, Maharashtra," the National Center for Seismology posted on X.

Tremors were reportedly felt in the neighbouring regions of Nanded and Parbhani as well. There are no reports of loss of life or any property damage as of now.

According to a report by the Marathi news portal Lokmat, the district disaster management confirmed the incident and the taluka administration urged citizens to stay cautious. The epicentre of the earthquake was reportedly in Pangra Shinde village in the Vasmat taluka.

The earthquake impacted Hingoli city and the surrounding areas, including Kalamnuri, Aundha, Vasmat, Dandegaon, Pangra Shinde, Waranga, Kurunda, Kavtha and other regions.

Several Tremors Experienced In Past 6 Years

Over the past six years, the district has experienced several tremors. The most notable one to date occurred on March 21, causing a loud noise from underground and shaking the ground. This was followed by a 4.5 magnitude tremor on the Richter scale at around 7:15 am today.

Administration Ensuring Civilian's Safety

The tremors were also felt in many villages in the districts of Nanded and Parbhani. Residents have been advised not to panic and to remain cautious. The taluka administration is ensuring the safety of the citizens. According to the report, Tehsildar Sharda Dalvi urged residents to cooperate with the administration and not to panic during such times.

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