Earthquake tremors were felt in several districts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow and Sitapur, late at night. The magnitude of the earthquake, which occurred at around 1.16 pm, was 5.2 on the Richter scale. It was centered 139 km north-northeast of Lucknow at a depth of 82 km.
However, no loss of life or property has been reported so far. Due to the tremors of the earthquake, people woke up and people came out of their houses. Meanwhile, the people celebrating Janmashtami also came out of the venue in a panic. According to people, the shock was so intense that many items including refrigerators kept in the houses kept shaking for a long time.
Earthquake tremors were felt in Sitapur.
Earthquake tremors were felt in Sitapur with Kanha’s birth. At around 1:16 in the night, strong tremors of the earthquake were suddenly felt. People said that the shock was so intense that the coolers and refrigerators in the houses shook for some time. In no time, all relatives and relatives started getting calls from here and there. People said that the tremors of the earthquake continued for some time. After that he calmed down. Because of this, people stayed up late.
Earthquake tremors were also felt in Bahraich. People reported that after returning from watching Janmashtami, they felt tremors while sleeping. According to people, the incident took place around 1:15.
Earthquake tremors in Uttarakhand
Earlier on Friday, mild tremors were felt in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh region, measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale. Another earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale struck south-southwest of Henle village in Jammu and Kashmir, the NCS said.