Earthquake jolts South Asia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and India

ISLAMABAD: A low intensity earthquake was felt in parts of north India and Pakistan on Wednesday.


Tremors of  earthquake were felt in Islamabad along with Peshawar, Nowshera, and Kohat.

Previously in the morning tremors were felt at approximately 8:25 AM for 15 to 20 seconds, according to Newsone.

Tremors were also felt in Swat along Malakand division along with Manshera, Dera Ismail Khan, Swat, Abbottabad, and Mardan.

The earthquake magnitude in the morning was recorded to be 5.8 on the Richter scale while the second waves at approximately 4 p.m were reported to be of 6.4 degrees in magnitude.

Tremors were felt across the country’s northern regions, including the federal capital, Abbottabad, Bajaur Agency, Manshera, Dera Ismail Khan, Jhang, Chitral, Peshawar, Lahore, Faisalabad, Chiniot, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Swat, Nowshera, Mianwali, Kotli, DG Khan, Okara, Kasur.

The earthquake was also felt in Indian occupied Kashmir, according to media reports.

No loss of life has been reported thus far.


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