Lucknow, UP, is shaken by an earthquake of 5.2 magnitude.

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According to the NCS, an earthquake of a magnitude of 3.1 in Jammu and Kashmir also struck the south-southwest portion of the Hanley village.

In the early hours of Saturday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 struck the capital of Uttar Pradesh, causing tremors to be felt in Lucknow. The earthquake happened on Saturday around 1.12 am, according to the National Center for Seismology. The earthquake occurred 82 kilometres below the surface of the earth. The city’s northeastern region was hardest hit. There are currently no reports of any casualties or property damage.

The earthquake monitoring organisation tweeted, “Earthquake of magnitude:5.2 occurred on 20-08-2022, 01:12:47 IST, Lat: 28.07 and Long: 81.25, Depth: 82 Km, Location: 139 km NNE of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.”

Mild vibrations were recently detected in the Uttarakhand region of Pithoragarh, which was struck by an earthquake with a Richter Scale magnitude of 3.6. A tremor was felt at 12:55 PM. According to the NCS, an earthquake of a magnitude of 3.1 in Jammu and Kashmir also struck the south-southwest portion of the Hanley village. A 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Kinnaur area of Himachal Pradesh on Friday.

People seldom experience earthquakes with a magnitude of 2.0 or less, which are known as microearthquakes. Minor earthquakes, defined as those with a magnitude of 3.0 to 3.9, lack the force necessary to cause any harm. “Light earthquakes” are defined as shocks between 4.0 and 4.9

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