Friday, December 22, 2023

An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 trembles Rawalpindi and Islamabad

 ISLAMABAD: In the early long stretches of Friday morning, a quake estimating 4.4 on the Richter scale shook Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and encompassing regions, as detailed by ARY News.

As per the seismological focus, the quakes were looked about 5:30 am in pieces of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The quake's profundity was recorded at 16 kilometers.

Occupants, dreading the shudder, rose up out of their homes discussing Kalma-e-Tayyaba; be that as it may, there have been no reports of losses or property harm in any piece of Islamabad or Rawalpindi so far, as announced by ARY News.

Gilgit was shaken just last month by an earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale. The Public Seismic Observing Center (NSMC) affirmed quakes in Gilgit and bordering regions, with no revealed death toll or property harm.

The NSMC Islamabad detailed a shake profundity of 45 kilometers and a focal point of 84 kilometers in the North West for the past occasion.

In October, a gentle quake with an extent of 3.1 on the Richter Scale impacted different areas of Karachi, the capital of the Sindh region.

ARY News reported that the epicentre of the quake was located near the Quaidabad area of Karachi. The National Seismic Monitoring Centre in Islamabad stated that the quake had a depth of 15 kilometers.

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