At around 6:00 p.m. on February 13,
loud noises were heard in many places in Henan .Judging from videos posted by netizens, doors and windows shook when the noise occurred, and many residents mistakenly thought that there was an earthquake and rushed out for safety.
This is not the first time such loud noises have been reported in Henan. At around 18:30 pm on October 25 last year, a loud bang of unknown origin occurred in the urban area of Kaifeng City, Henan Province. The relevant departments of Kaifeng City issued a statement afterwards stating that there were no reports of any incident in the local area, and no seismic activity had occurred. .