Sunday, November 27, 2022

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 strikes Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 strikes Islamabad & Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Moderate 4.9 magnitude earthquake was felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and adjoining areas on Monday.

The Meteorological Department confirmed that 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad, Rawalpindi and adjoining areas on Monday.

According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicenter of the earthquake was Afghanistan-Tajikistan border. the depth of the earthquake was measured to be 227 km underground.

Earlier on September 19, 2022, earthquake tremors were felt in Astor and Rondo areas of Gilgit-Baltistan. Landslides also occurred in many areas.