Natural disaster in the Deccan Plateau.

1. A severe earthquakes of 7.4 magnitudes on the Richter scale struck Ausa block of Latur district and Umarga of Osmanabad district in Maharashtra in the year 1993. It demolished 52 villages, killed many people and destroyed their properties.
2. The Koyna Dam region is also prone to earthquakes occurred in this region on 11-12-1967. It damaged houses in Koynanagar. However, it did not cause any major damage to the Koyna Dam. There have been several earthquakes of smaller magnitude since 1967.