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Earthquake tremors felt in Swat and nearby areas


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

27th Jun, 2020. 11:43 am
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Earthquake

Earthquake tremors felt in Swat and nearby areas today.

According to details, the epicenter of earthquake tremors was the hilly region of Hindu Kush. The magnitude of earthquake was 4.5 whereas depth was 190 km.

Pakistan jolted with second earthquake in a single day

Pakistan jolted with the second earthquake in a day, BOL News reported on 16th June.

According to details, tremors were felt in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Peshawar, Malakand, Shangla and other areas shook after second earthquake in a day hit Pakistan.

According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre in Islamabad, the earthquake stemmed from the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border at around (2:21 pm Pakistan time). It had a depth of 223 kilometres.

As the depth of the earthquake was greater, people in the affected area were scared came out of their houses and buildings.

No casualties, injuries or destruction has been reported yet.

Earlier today in the morning the tremors were felt in Swabi, Malakand, Shangla, Mansehra, Mardan, and other areas.

People hurried out of their houses and other buildings in a terrifying state and recited religious verses. However, no loss of life reported till filing of this report. According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre in Islamabad, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Tajikistan at around 1:30 UTC (6:30 pm Pakistan time).

“The epicenter of the earthquake was in Tajikistan region and its depth was 100 kilometers inside the surface of the earth. The co-ordinates of the quake are latitude 37.7 degrees north and longitude 72.3 degrees east,”. The earth quake also jolted India, Afghanistan Turkmenistan and part of Kashmir as well.

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