5.7 magnitude earthquake felt in northern Pakistan

The tremor caused no loss of life and property so far.

Ppi July 19, 2012

ISLAMABAD: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted several parts of the country including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Swat, North Waziristan, Nowshera and Abbotabad on Thursday.

The quake was recorded at 5.7 magnitude on the Richter Scale, and its epicentre was in Koh Hindukush, according to met office.

The tremor, which was felt in several parts of the country, caused no loss of life and property so far.

Owing to the tremor, which lasted for a few seconds, people rushed out of their buildings amid fear and panic.


M.Waqas Akram | 9 years ago | Reply

I felt it when i was attempting my paper in the University Campus, Nobody there felt. I surprised to see that the building was jolting and nobody took any notice. Thanks to Allah who saved us.

Saladin Chamchawalla | 9 years ago | Reply

@Nasir: O May God Help us

I won't!

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