Mild tremor with noise in the lightning in parts of Bengaluru sent residents in several areas into a tizzy today
Panicked residents ran out of their house fearing amajor earthquake in the off.
However, Dr. GS Srinivasa Reddy, director of the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Center (KSNDMC), ruled out it was an earthquake
"Our records show that it was not a earthquake, but only the crustal movement. a dynamic system of our earth, "Reddy told PTI.
Although it was a phenomenon observed at many places, it was felt intensively in the southern part of Bengaluru very much.
Some people observed that windows and doors flutteredwithout any reason.
Y. Vasundhara, a resident of South Bengaluru, said she was at home when she heard the huge one
Padmini, a resident said, she was taken aback when the window and the door of her house fluttered wildly.
"Originally I felt it was the thunderbolt but then I noticed that it was sunny outside.
I rushed out of the house and looked at the sky but it was clear.
Later , myneighbours who too had rushed out told me said
Homemaker S Sandhya also shared a similar experience.
She too felt that the floor was shaking as she heard the roaring sound.
"I realized that it was a tremor only after watching the television, "said Sandhya