Kutch/Mumbai: Mild tremors were reported early on Saturday in the Western part of India including Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Moderate tremors of 4.0 and 4.9 on the Richter scale jolted Gujarat and Maharashtra respectively on Saturday morning. No immediate report of any casualty or damage was reported so far.

The epicentre of the quake of moderate intensity, which shook Gujarat at around 0853hours, was Vamna village in Kutch district, said the Indian Met Department.An aftershock measuring 2.9 was also felt, they said. Besides Kutch district, tremors were experienced in parts of Saurashtra region.

A quake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was experienced in parts of western Maharashtra at 10.50 AM. Its epicentre was Goshatwadi village, about 10km from Koyana dam in Satara district, the Met office here said.

An aftershock of 4.4 magnitude was registered an hour later, it said.

The Koyna dam, situated in a quake-prone region, is safe, officials said.

The tremors were also felt in several parts of Mumbai, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur, Pune, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts.

Among those who felt the tremors in Mumbai were megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who resides in suburban Juhu.

"Earthquake in Mumbai ! Did you feel it.. I did..Shutters and building shook twice for few seconds," Bachchan tweeted.

JPN/Agencies