Earthquake tremors felt in Islamabad

At least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan last Sunday


News Desk April 17, 2016
At least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan last Sunday. PHOTO: REUTERS

Tremors were felt in Islamabad on Sunday a week after a strong earthquake jolted parts of Pakistan.

According to Express News, the magnitude and epicenter of the earthquake was not known, and no loss of life or property was reported.

Last Sunday, at least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan.

Five people died in various remote regions of the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the National Disaster Management Authority said in a statement, and at least 20 homes were damaged.

Death toll from northern Pakistan earthquake rises to six

The 6.6-magnitude quake struck neighbouring northeast Afghanistan at a depth of 210 kilometres (130 miles) at 2:58pm.



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COMMENTS (3)

AS | 5 years ago | Reply Where are the details for this news? At what time, and what was the intensity of this earthquake you're reporting? Are we now supposed to search for details elsewhere...?
Informer | 5 years ago | Reply According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, Karachi, earthquake struck at 02:52 PM. Magnitude of earthquake is 4 and it struck at the depth of 192 KM at Hindukash region in Afghanistan.
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