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Earthquake hits Pak capital

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale today hit Pakistani capital and several adjoining areas in and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

The epicentre of the tremor was near Hazro in Attock district of province, Meteorological Department said.



"It occurred at a depth of 12 kilometres," the department said in a tweet.

The tremor was felt in Nowshera, Haripur and Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local media reported, adding that people rushed out of their buildings in panic.

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.

has experienced several quakes in the past, including a 5.3-magnitude tremor last month. The worst was in 2005 which killed more than 74,000 people.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Earthquake hits Pak capital

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale today hit Pakistani capital Islamabad and several adjoining areas in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. The epicentre of the tremor was near Hazro in Attock district of Punjab province, Pakistan Meteorological Department said. "It occurred at a depth of 12 kilometres," the department said in a tweet. The tremor was felt in Nowshera, Haripur and Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local media reported, adding that people rushed out of their buildings in panic. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported. Pakistan has experienced several quakes in the past, including a 5.3-magnitude tremor last month. The worst was in 2005 which killed more than 74,000 people. A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale today hit Pakistani capital and several adjoining areas in and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

The epicentre of the tremor was near Hazro in Attock district of province, Meteorological Department said.

"It occurred at a depth of 12 kilometres," the department said in a tweet.

The tremor was felt in Nowshera, Haripur and Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local media reported, adding that people rushed out of their buildings in panic.

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.

has experienced several quakes in the past, including a 5.3-magnitude tremor last month. The worst was in 2005 which killed more than 74,000 people.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Earthquake hits Pak capital

A mild intensity earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale today hit Pakistani capital and several adjoining areas in and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

The epicentre of the tremor was near Hazro in Attock district of province, Meteorological Department said.

"It occurred at a depth of 12 kilometres," the department said in a tweet.

The tremor was felt in Nowshera, Haripur and Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, local media reported, adding that people rushed out of their buildings in panic.

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.

has experienced several quakes in the past, including a 5.3-magnitude tremor last month. The worst was in 2005 which killed more than 74,000 people.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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