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Earthquake of Magnitude 4.2 jolts Islamabad, adjoining areas


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

30th Dec, 2020. 12:09 pm
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Earthquake tremors were felt in Islamabad and adjoining areas on Wednesday morning. The intensity of the tremors was recorded 4.2 on the Richter scale.

The epicenter was at 25 km east of Dir. The depth of the quake was 30 km. No casualties have been reported so far in the quake.

People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran.

Back in August, a4.5 magnitude earthquake has jolted parts of Islamabad and its adjoining areas.

The tremors of earthquake were felt in Islamabad and its adjoining areas. The epicenter of the earthquake was 16 kilometer away from Fateh Jang.

Earlier, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake had jolted Quetta and adjoining areas with no loss of life reported.

The depth of the quake recorded 38 kilometres while the epicentre 38 kilometres in the west of the Balochistan capital.

Feeling the tremors people in Quetta, Pashin, Harnai and other areas came out of their houses by reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba.

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