Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region sent tremors as far Jammu and Kashmir today.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region sent tremors as far Jammu and Kashmir today. Tremors were felt in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad and other adjoining areas. Tremors were also felt in Poonch of Jammu and Kashmir.
The epicentre of earthquake was 232km deep in Badakhshan area of Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.
Dawn online reported that earthquake was also felt in Pakistan’s Peshawar, Malakand, Mansehra, Haripur and Abbottabad.
More than 300 people were killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan due to 7.5 magnitude earthquake in October last year. The Pakistan Meteorological Department recorded about 851 seismic disturbances in 2015.
No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.
Nearby cities from earthquake epicentre:
32km South South East of Jarm, Afghanistan
54km West South West of Ashkasham, Afghanistan
62km West South West of Ishkashim, Tajikistan
67km South South East of Fayzabad, Afghanistan
278km North East of Kabul, Afghanistan
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