5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Islamabad, parts of K-P

Strong earthquake tremors hit various parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) including provincial capital Peshawar on Saturday

Tremors were also felt in Islamabad, Met Office said

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the epicentre of the quake was Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, at a depth of 180km and a magnitude of 5

3 on the Richter scale

Scores of people in different areas rushed out onto the streets in panic

Tremors were felt in several district of K-P including Swat, Mingora, Chitral, Buner, Swabi and their outskirts

No loss of life or property has been reported thus far

The tremors were also felt in parts of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and areas along the Line of Control (LoC), according to Indian media

An earthquake of magnitude 5

1 that occurred at the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border also felt in Jammu and Kashmir at 6

45 pm today: Disaster Management Kashmir — ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2022 This will be updated

Date:02-Jan-2022 Reference:View Original Link