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4.4 magnitude quake jolts Punjab

Latest Update: July 17, 2016 | 284 Views

LAHORE: Earthquake tremors were felt in various cities of Punjab on Sunday afternoon. The quake was reported to have a magnitude of 4.4 according to the Richter’s scale.

The earthquake hit at around 4:58pm PST whereas the cities that were influenced as a result of the quake included Lahore, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Okara and adjoining areas. The centre of the earthquake was reported to be in Afghanistan, 10 km deep in the ground.

No loss of life or property was reported as a result of the earthquake. Locals were seen rushing out of their homes whilst reciting kalmia tayyibah after the quake struck.


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