Palghar, Sep 05 (UNI) Two tremors were felt in Palghar district within a span of twenty minutes last night, the district authorities said on Saturday. The district disaster control cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said that the first tremor was felt at 2341 hrs and another was at 0005 hrs and it was measured at 4 and 3.6 on Richter scale, respectively. The epicenter of the tremors was Dundalwadi a small village in Dahanu taluka.
He confirmed that the villagers ran out of their houses out of fear to save their lives and remained out for quite some time. Later after realising that there was nothing wrong they returned to their house he said.
The district has been experiencing tremors of high and low intensity since November 2018 and there have been hundreds of them and some times in a day around ten tremors have been felt in the district.
The SHO at the Talasari police station told this correspondent that the police petrol party has been patrolling throughout the night last night and there were no reports of damages or casualty he said.