Mumbai/Maharashtra: In what may remind you of a popular Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’, panic has gripped Maharashtra’s Latur district after mysterious underground sounds have been reported at Hasori village. This has been happening now for over a week.Also Read – Lumpy Skin Disease Update: Maharashtra to Vaccinate Cattle For Free to Check Spread of Virus
DISTRICT OFFICIALS TO VISIT VILLAGE SOON
District officials have requested experts from the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism to visit the village to study the phenomenon, in order to get a scientific explanation, an official said. Also Read – Woman Makes Derogatory Comments Against Maharashtra Dy CM Devendra Fadnavis’ Wife Amruta on Facebook; Held
DO NOT PANIC, DISTRICT OFFICIALS TO RESIDENTS
Latur district collector Prithviraj BP visited the village on Tuesday and appealed people not to panic. A team of experts from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University of Nanded will visit the village on Wednesday, officials said. Also Read – Lumpy Skin Disease: Maharashtra on Alert, Toll-Free Helpline Number Issued. Deets Inside
DEADLY EARTHQUAKE IN THE VILLAGE CLAIMED 9,700 LIVES IN 1993
The village in Nilanga tehsil is located 28 km from Killari where a deadly earthquake claimed 9,700 lives in 1993. But no seismic activity has been recorded in the area. 52 villages were demolished in the intraplate earthquake. It measured 6.2 on the moment magnitude scale approximately 30,000 were injured.
It is considered the deadliest earthquake in the stable continental crust to have occurred in recorded history. Because the location does not lie on a plate boundary, there was some debate as to what caused the earthquake.