Today 5.8 strong earthquake not only jolt in Pakistan but in, Afghanistan and India too.


Earthquake has been felt in capital city Islamabad moreover Peshawar, Sargodha and its adjoining areas. The earthquake that shook the country from Mansehra to Kasur, lasted for only few second.

People came out of their offices & houses; earthquake is still expected to jolt again in Pakistan. The earthquake occurred near Feyzabad, Afghanistan, and also jolted many parts of Afghanistan and India. According to geological wing of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) tremor measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale was felt in Peshawar, Swat and other surrounding areas of (KPK) today. The shocks were also felt in Mohmand Agency, Kurram Agency of (FATA) and several districts of Punjab including Lahore, Chiniot and Mianwali. The reports, however, carried no information about magnitude and epicentre of the earthquake. No loss to property or life has been reported yet.

Fear and panic has gripped the residents, especially in the mountainous regions due to the last earthquake of October.



FHM Pakistan

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