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Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude jolts Lucknow

The earthquake took place at 1.12 am at a depth of 82 km below the ground. 

earthquakeAn earthquake of magnitude 5.2 took place near Lucknow.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hit Lucknow and adjoining districts early on Saturday morning, reported the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

There were no reports of loss of life, said a PTI report quoting officials.

The quake took place at 1.12 am. Its epicentre was in Nepal’s Bahraich district at a depth of 82 km, said the NCS.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:5.2, Occurred on 20-08-2022, 01:12:47 IST, Lat: 28.07 & Long: 81.25, Depth: 82 Km ,Location: 139km NNE of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India,” said NCS in a tweet.

First published on: 20-08-2022 at 07:53:21 am
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