Earthquake in Islamabad and other cities
Geo News said Wednesday that quakes with a magnitude of 5.7 were felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, and other towns.
Peshawar, the Swat region, North Waziristan, and Islamabad all felt the quakes.
The quakes were also felt in the Hindukush area of Afghanistan.
According to the European seismic monitoring centre, the centre of the earthquake was in the Hindukush area.
The depth of the earthquake was 187 kilometres, according to Pakistan’s National Seismic Monitoring Centre.
No one has died yet, as far as we know.
In March, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Pakistan. It killed nine people, including two women, and hurt more than 160 others. It also caused many buildings to fall down.
People in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Peshawar, Kohat, Lakki Marwat, and other parts of the country could feel the shocks.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the earthquake’s centre was in the Hindu Kush area of Afghanistan, and it went down 180 km. Just like the one that happened today.
People in Peshawar, Swabi, Lodhran, DG Khan, Bahawalpur, Skardu, Kohat, Toba Tek Singh, Parachinar, Nowshera, and Khanewal also felt the effects of the quake.