earthquake occurred in Koyna-Warna (Chandoli) region of
south-western Maharashtra on
2007 at 00:45 AM
local time and caused damage in the epicentral region.
The earthquake had a magnitude of ML=4.0
and was felt in several parts of the region including as far as
the Pune region to the north.
The earthquake was centred
8 kms N of Gothne (Maharashtra), India,
16.2 kms SE of Pachamba (Maharashtra), India,
21.7 kms E of Sangammeshwar (Maharashtra), India,
26.9 kms S of Koynanagar (Maharashtra), India,
47.5 kms WSW of Karad (Maharashtra), India,
52.5 kms NE of Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), India,
71.7 kms NW of Kolhapur (Maharashtra), India,
159 kms S of Lohegaon International, Pune (Maharashtra), India,
236 kms SSE of CS International, Mumbai (Maharashtra), India.
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The wall of a house collapsed at Ruighar in Jawli taluka in Satara
district in the tremor and the rest of the house collapsed later
resulting in damage of at least 2-3 lakh rupees. The earthquake caused panic in Patan
taluka in Satara district and some buildings developed cracks. It was strongly felt in the Shahuwadi taluka of Kolhapur district
for 4-5 seconds and sent frightened residents running outdoors. It
was also felt strongly at Amba in Kolhapur district accompanied by
a loud rumbling noise and in a few instances, kitchen utensils
fell from shelves. Tremors were felt very distinctly at Karad, Koynanagar, Patan and Satara. Elsewhere in the
region it was felt at Alore, Chiplun, Kasni, Khed, Pophali, Ratnagiri,
Sangamnagar, Sangli, Shirala and Warnawati. Light tremors were
also felt in multi-storied buildings in Kolhapur and the Pune
region. In the latter
tremors, were felt in Chinchwad and in Pune city in areas such as Hadapsar, Kothrud, Paud Road, Salisbury
Shastrinagar and Sinhagad Road.
Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
Harvard Centroid Moment Tensor Solution (HRV), Harvard, USA.
03) India Meteorological Department (IMD), New Delhi,
04) Maharashtra Engineering Research Institute (MERI),
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