MINOR TREMORS OF 3.2 ON RICHTER SCALE AGAIN ROCKS DAHANU

MUMBAI : M tremors lasting for 20 seconds were again  reported in Dhundalwadi and surrounding areas in Dahanu on Tuesday night.The tremors were reported at around 2135  hours, said Vivekanand Kadam, District Disaster Management Officer,Palghar.  The Palghar District Collector Dr Prashant Narnaware has confirmed that tremors were recorded at 3.2 on Richter Scale on Sunday dawn in the above villages/ Since the past few months, the above villages are experiencing 8 to 9  mild tremors and tribals are living in fear.

The tribals experienced minor shakes and the floor began to move and they panicked. . 

On 3rd, 11 and  24 November similar tremors were observed in the above villages and now on Tuesday night,  similar mild tremors were experienced.

The government had conducted  week long awareness campaign last week in Dahanu and Talasari villages by Dr Narnaware,Collector. The Seismogical Department of the Indian Meteorogical Department (IMD) New Delhi  have also confirmed about the fresh Tuesday night  tremors said Kadam.

On 2 January 2018, around 176 houses developed cracks in Jawhar and Vikramgadh talukas and it  measured 3.2 on the Richter Scale by the IMD,Colaba.