Earthquake tremors felt in Sindh, K-P

No loss of life, property reported

Our Correspondent December 12, 2021
Earthquake. PHOTO: FILE

Earthquake tremors were felt in various districts of Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Sunday.

According to Express News, tremors were felt in Hyderabad, Thatta, Jamshoro, Kotri, Nooriabad and Sehwan in Sindh at 5:30 am.

The epicentre was reported 40-kilometre northwest of Keenjhar Lake, at a depth of 30km and a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale.

At the time of the earthquake in Sindh, worshipers were busy preparing for Fajr prayers, while a majority of the citizens did not feel the tremors.

In K-P, tremors were felt in Swat, Syed Sharif, Shangla, Buner, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Chitral, Malakand and Besham.

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According to the earthquake scale, the epicentre was reported at the Hindu Kush range at a depth of 130km and a magnitude of 3.8.

Rescue sources said that the tremors were felt in upper parts of K-P in Swat, Dir and Chitral.

No loss of life or property was reported due to the low intensity of the earthquake.


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