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Sangli: An earthquake measuring 4.8 on Richter scale jolted areas near Koyna dam in Maharashtra late Saturday night.

However, no casualty or damage to property was reported.

Tremors were felt in parts of Sangli and Kolhapur districts Saturday at around 11.44 pm, an official of the earthquake department of Koyna dam said Sunday.

The depth of the earthquake was 10 kms below the ground and the tremors were felt in a radius of 120 kms from the epicentre, he said.

Some people in Sangli felt the tremors for eight to 15 seconds, but no injury or casualty was reported, officials said.

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