2.9 Magnitude’s Earthquake Tremors Felt in Various Cities of Pakistan

Shakila Nasreen

Earthquake tremors in Pakistan

Update: According to Google and India Today, the magnitude of this earthquake was 6.5 on Richter scale and the earthquake jolted Pakistan, Afghanistan and some parts of North India. At first, these tremors are reported from Dehli-NCR, Kashmir Poonch district and Jammu. But in Pakistan, its intensity was 2.9 on Richter scale according to Geo news.

Earthquake tremors were felt in various cities of Pakistan on Saturday. The tremors were felt in Lower Dir, Kohat, Mianwali, DI Khan, Sargodha, and Islamabad and in other adjacent areas.

Tremors were also felt in Swat, Nowshera, and Upper Dir.

According to the sources, the magnitude of the tremors was at 5.8 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake was the Hindukush Mountains, Afghanistan.

On the same day, earthquake tremors were felt in Karachi and its adjacent areas. However, the magnitude recorded on the Richter scale was a bit lower at 2.9. The epicenter of these tremors was 15KM north of Karachi. The Earthquake tremors were felt in Korangi, Landhi and in adjacent areas.

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