Two mild tremors hit Koyna region of Maharashtra

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: May 19, 2016 09:28 IST

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.

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