Earthquake in pakistan
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 rattled Islamabad, Rawalpindi and nearby areas on Friday morning, as per ARY News.
The earthquake was felt at 5:30 am in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Its depth was recorded at 16 kilometers.
Residents in Islamabad and Rawalpindi were shaken by tremors, leading them to recite Kalma-e-Tayyaba for protection. However, there have been no reports of casualties or property damage so far. Last month, Gilgit experienced a 3.3-magnitude earthquake which was confirmed by the National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC). There were no reported losses to life or property damage. The previous event had a depth of 45 kilometres and an epicentre of 84 kilometres in the North West, according to NSMC Islamabad.
In October, a minor earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter Scale hit several parts of Karachi, the capital city of Sindh province. The National Seismic Monitoring Centre Islamabad reported that the earthquake’s depth was 15 kilometers, with the centre located near the Quaidabad area of Karachi, as per the report by ARY News.