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An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

Tremors were felt at 139 km north-northeast of Lucknow at around 1.12 am.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, the depth of the earthquake was 82 km below the ground.

Tremors were also felt in neighbouring Lakhimpur Kheri and other districts of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.

The epicentre of the quake is reported to be at Sanoshree Taratal in Nepal.

The effect of the earthquake was also felt in some parts of China.

Earlier in the day, mild tremors were felt in the Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand which was hit by an earthquake of 3.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale.

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