No quake effect on n-plants in Guj, Maha
New Delhi: The two earthquakes that jolted
Maharashtra on Saturday had no impact on nuclear power plants in the
state, India`s nuclear operator said.
"No effect was felt at any of the nuclear power plants
and all the reactors continue to operate normally," S
Krishnamurthy, Executive Director (Operations) of Nuclear
Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) said.
The NPCIL operates four nuclear power plants at Tarapur
in Thane district of the state with a total capacity of
generating 1400 MW of electricity.
It also operates two 220 MW nuclear power plants at
Kakrapar in Surat district of Gujarat.
Two earthquakes shook Maharashtra this morning.
A 4.1 magnitude temblor with epicenter at Kutch in
Gujarat struck the region at 8:55 am.
A 4.9 magnitude quake, which had its epicenter near
Satara shook the region at 10:50 am.
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