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Earthquake jolts KPK

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

12th Jan, 2020. 11:39 am
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An earthquake jolted different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. However, no casualties have been reported till yet.

As per details, earthquake of magnitude 4.8 hit Malakand and its suburbs.

Geological survey said that depth was recorded as 15 kilometer, moreover, the epicenter of earthquake was 58 km from Chilas.

Rescue services are on the spot.

No casualties and injuries reported.

Earlier People experienced shocks of earthquake in Jhelum and nearby areas.

People have come out from their houses while reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba.

No outcomes of earthquake reported yet.

It should be remembered that

Earthquake tremors felt in Swat and its adjoining areas on 5th January.

It left people terrified in Swat and adjoining areas.

According to the details, people rushed out of their homes in fear as the quake hit the area.

The intensity of the quake recorded was 4.2 at the Richter magnitude scale.

However, no casualty or damage reported.

Earlier on December 30, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of KP, Punjab and Gilgit.

The tremors felt in Mingora, Swat, Jhelum, Khewra, Pind Dadan Khan, Gilgit and other parts of the country,.

People advised to go out of their houses.

Earlier on October 09, strong tremors felt in the Malakand region, Peshawar along with adjoining areas.

People rushed out of Peshawar airport reciting Quranic verses.

The Meteorological Department of Pakistan has recorded the ferocity of the earthquake to be 5.2 on the Richter scale.

The epicenter of the earthquake revealed to be the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan.

The depth of the earthquake determined to be 180 kilometers underneath the Hindukush terrain.

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