Earthquake tremors were felt in Karachi on Tuesday, Express News reported.
According to reports, magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 3.6 on Richter scale at a depth of 12 km. People rushed out of their houses and offices in panic. However, no loss of life or damage to property has been reported as yet.
The tremors were felt a week after a 5.0-magnitude earthquake was felt in Swat and surrounding areas. “The quake’s epicentre was Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region,” the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said.
Earlier this month, another earthquake measuring 5.2 on the richter scale was felt in Swat, Chitral, Malakand and adjoining areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
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