Earthquake shivers up Islamabad, Pakistan

Earthquake shivers up Islamabad, Pakistan

Earthquake shivers up Islamabad, Pakistan

A mild earthquake of magnitude 5 on Monday hit various portions of Pakistan, including the capital Islamabad, with no critical statements of any fatalities, as per the media statement.

The Met Office announced that the epicenter of the aftershock was 12 kilometers wide along the northern boundary separating Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and India.

The earthquakes were observed in Islamabad, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, and the PoK. They were also held in nearby regions including Abbottabad, Nakial, and Manshera, The Express Tribune published.

Although the earthquakes triggered fright among the people, no causalities or loss to the business has been published so far, the report declared.

In May, an aftershock grading 4.2 was proclaimed in Chitral and adjacent districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

In April last year, a 5.6-magnitude aftershock jolted many townships of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.