NEW DELHI: Two medium-intensity earthquakes hit the coastal district of Palghar in Maharashtra early Friday morning, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.
The second quake to hit the district recorded a magnitude of 3.6 and occurred at 7.06 am at a depth of five kilometres, the NCS, a body under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, said.
The first quake of magnitude 3.5 occurred at 3.57 am at a depth of 10 kilometres, it said.
A district adjoining Gujarat and Mumbai, Palghar also houses the Tarapur Atomic Power Station units 1-4.
The district has been witnessing a series of low-intensity quakes since last week.
Another quake of magnitude 3.5 occurred off the Maharashtra coast at 3.29 am at a depth of 10 kms, the NCS said.