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Tremor felt in Lahore, other Punjab cities

Tremor felt in Lahore, other Punjab cities
January 11, 2021

LAHORE (92 News) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 were felt in Lahore including other Central Punjab cities on Monday, epicenter of the earthquake was recorded in occupied Kashmir.

According to the National Seismological Monitoring Center, two shocks were felt in Lahore and Islamabad, the epicenter of which was in Occupied Kashmir.

The tremors were felt in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Murree and other districts of the province, according to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

According to Met Office, the quake hit at a depth of 65 km while the epicenter was located in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

No loss of life or property reported in tremors.

Feeling the tremors, people in Lahore, Rawalpindi and other Punjab cities came out of their houses by reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba.

The first tremor was reported at 6:59 pm with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale and a depth of 60 km. The second tremor was felt at 7:00 a.m. with a magnitude of 5.1 and a depth of 65 km.

The tremors were felt in Mandi Bahauddin, Mirpur areas of Azad Kashmir, Bhimber, Samahni and other areas.