Thursday , April 18 2024

Earthquake tremors felt in Pakistan and China, fear among people

Neighboring countries Pakistan and China have been shaken by the earthquake. First of all let's talk about Pakistan. Earthquake tremors were felt near Islamabad at 12.57 pm on Friday night. The intensity of the earthquake was 4.7 on the Richter scale. National Center for Seismology said that the depth of the earthquake was recorded at 190 km. At present there is no information about any casualty. However, as a precaution, people came out of their homes.

The earth shook for the second time in a week

This is the second earthquake in Pakistan in a week. Last Saturday, February 10, earthquake tremors were felt in many cities including the capital Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar. Then the intensity was measured at 4.9. The epicenter of the earthquake was Hindukush and its depth was 142 km. At the same time, the earthquake that occurred in Afghanistan last month created chaos in many Pakistani cities. The 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook buildings. In 2005, a devastating earthquake occurred in Pakistan. Then 74 thousand people lost their lives. All the buildings were destroyed.

Earthquake of 4.6 magnitude occurred in China

Earthquake tremors in China were felt in southern Xinjiang. The intensity of the earthquake was 4.6 on the Richter scale. Its depth was measured at 180 km. Due to this, earthquake tremors were felt in Ladakh of Jammu and Kashmir.

This is the same place where the earthquake occurred three weeks ago

There was an earthquake in China's southern Xinjiang three weeks ago. At that time the intensity of the earthquake was measured at 7.1 on the Richter scale. In which three people died. Apart from this, buildings etc. were also heavily damaged.