Earthquake of 4.7 magnitude strikes Islamabad and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

News Desk2 weeks ago

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake having an epicenter in southeast Afghanistan and a depth of 98 kilometers was reported by the National Seismic Monitoring Center.

Earthquakes of a moderate magnitude have been felt in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, particularly Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, Swat, and the surrounding area.
Additionally, there were reports of tremors in the KP Hazara division, Lower Dir, Mansehra districts, and Malakand.

Tremors were reportedly felt in the regions of North and South Waziristan as well. There are currently no recorded earthquake-related deaths or injuries.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 rocked Swat and the surrounding districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa earlier on June 2. Tajikistan’s border, at a depth of 195 kilometers, served as the epicenter of the earthquake.

Read more: Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes Swat

However, no loss of life or damage to property reported from the area. On May 3, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 jolted Khuzdar district of Balochistan.

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