earthquake struck the
border areas of the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and
Gujarat on 27 July 2003
at 10:05 AM local time. It caused some
minor damage in the region and had a magnitude of
was centred 3.7 kms NE of Sindvani
14.5 kms NE of Dhadgaon (Maharashtra), India,
37.9 kms NNE of Taloda (Maharashtra), India,
58 kms N of Nandurbar (Maharashtra), India,
60.3 kms WSW of Barwani (Madhya Pradesh), India,
86.5 kms E of Rajpipla (Gujarat), India,
118 kms NNW of Dhule (Maharashtra), India,
128 kms SE of Vadodara (Gujarat), India.
The tremor was felt strongly at Dhadgaon (Nandurbar), Maharashtra.
One wall collapse was reported from here and many other
buildings developed cracks. Roof tiles fell off many
buildings and household articles were displaced or fell down.
The quake was felt at Dediapada, Rajpipla, Sagbara and Tilakwada talukas of
Narmada district and Kawant taluka in Vadodara district of
Gujarat. It was also felt at Kevadia Colony in the vicinity of the
Sardar Sarovar Dam in the Narmada district. It was also
felt in Akkalkuva, Molgi, Nandurbar, Shahada and Taloda talukas of
Nandurbar District in Maharashtra. In the town
of Taloda if was felt for several
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