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Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan
- Web Desk
- Aug 06, 2023
ISLAMABAD: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake on Sunday jolted various parts of the country.
According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) in Islamabad, the earthquake’s epicentre was located in the Hindu Kush mountain range at the depth of 182 kilometres.
According to the reports, the tremors were felt in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including Shorkot, Lower Dir, Karimabad, and Bajaur. Meanwhile, Chitral, Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, and Buner also experienced the earthquake.
As of now, there have been no reports of any damages or casualties resulting from the earthquake.
Earlier on Saturday night, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, and other cities, with its epicentre located in the Hindukush Region of Afghanistan, at a depth of 196 kilometers, as reported by the NSMC.
The tremors were also felt in various areas across the region, including parts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).