WHAT’S THE GROUND RE­AL­ITY?

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - HTMETRO -

Mul­ti­ple tremors have been rock­ing Da­hanu and Talasari talukas of Pal­ghar dis­trict since Novem­ber 2018 Da­hanu and Talasari’s dis­tance from Mum­bai

Nov 3 When the first tremor was felt in the two talukas

16

earthquakes mea­sur­ing above 3 on the Richter scale have hit these ar­eas since then, ac­cord­ing to data from the Na­tional Cen­tre for Seis­mol­ogy (NCS) un­der the Min­istry of Earth Sciences 10km

Af­fected area 3-5km

Dis­tance of epi­cen­tre from the sur­face 3.6

Mag­ni­tude of the big­gest earth­quake in the area so far, recorded on Fe­bru­ary 1

600

tremors were recorded on Fe­bru­ary 1. Ac­cord­ing to NCS, four of them were over 3 on the Richter scale.

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