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Islamabad rocked by powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake

ISLAMABAD: Earthquake of 6.3 points of the affected parts of Islamabad on Sunday, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

The epicenter was located in Tajikistan, with depth of 150 kilometers and coordinates of 69.65 east and 38.65 north.

However, other sources, including the USGS and the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center, reported a lower magnitude. of 4.4 and 4.1 respectively.

#Earthquake maybe felt 2 min 1 sec ago in #Pakistan. Felt it? Tell us via:
⚠ Automatic crowdsourced detection, not yet seismically confirmed. More information soon! rice.twitter.com/nXeJIW2YJ1

— EMSC (@LastQuake) January 29, 2023

There were no casualties, the tremors were felt by residents and journalists. in capital city.

Social media showed houses shaking and light rebar swayed during an earthquake. The stunned residents later gathered in streets.

It’s coming just days after the 5.8 magnitude earthquake. hit parts of country on 5 January.

October 2021 earthquake of magnitude 5.7 hit Balochistan in early hours of Thursday, killing 20 peoplemost of them women and children, and injuring about 300 people while many of the victims were asleep.

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Sandra Loyd
Sandra Loyd
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