Maharashtra: Two low-intensity earthquakes of magnitude 4.8 and 3 shook some parts of Satara district in Maharashtra on Thursday morning.

No casualty or damage to property has been reported so far, an official in the district administration said. He also said that people rushed out of their homes in few areas after experiencing tremors.

An official at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) centre said that the first quake occurred at around 7:47 am and the second one was experienced at 8:27 am, in Satara district which is located around 120 km from Pune.

The epicentres of the two earthquakes were recorded at depths of 10 km and 5 km respectively, he said.

"People should not panic as both the earthquakes were of low intensity," Arun Bapat, Pune-based seismologist said.