Earthquake tremors were felt late night in many districts including Lucknow and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. The earthquake, which occurred at around 1.16 pm, measured 5.2 on the Richter scale. Its epicenter was 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, people woke up and people came out of the houses. At the same time, people celebrating Janmashtami also came out of the pandals in panic. According to the people, the shock was so strong that many items, including the cool, fridge kept in the houses, kept shaking for a long time.
Earthquake tremors felt in Sitapur
Earthquake tremors were felt in Sitapur as soon as Kanha was born. Suddenly a strong earthquake tremor was felt at around 1:16 in the night. People told that the shock was so strong that the coolers and fridges kept in the houses shook for some time. Within no time, all the relatives and relatives started getting calls from here and there. People told that the tremors of the earthquake lasted for some time. After that he calmed down. Because of this people stayed awake for a long time.
Tremors in Uttarakhand
Earlier on Friday, mild tremors were felt in Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand, which measured 3.6 magnitude earthquake 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.