New Delhi: An earthquake of 4.8-magnitude on the Richter scale struck Maharashtra’s Palghar at 5:22 AM on Saturday, stated the India Meteorological Department, according to news agency ANI. No casualties have been reported so far.

Last month, an earthquake of magnitude measuring up to 3.5 was recorded in Maharashtra’s Palghar district and there were no reports of damage to property or casualty, civic officials told news agency PTI.

Chief of Thane Municipal Corporation’s Regional Disaster Management Cell Santosh Kadam added that the tremors of the quake were first felt at around 7.20 AM at Dhundalwadi village in Dahanu taluka of Palghar, stated the report.