5.5 Earthquake Rattles Islamabad

In Asia, Earthquakes & Tsunamis, News Headlines

An strong earthquake jolted Islamabad along with north-western parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa early on Thursday morning, Express News reported.

According to the meteorological department, the earthquake, measuring 5.5 on the Ricther scale, was felt in the federal capital Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Chitral and other mountainous regions.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicentre of the earthquake was just 36 kilometers north east of Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan at a depth of 93km.

You may also read!

Millions In China Face Arsenic Poisoning

Nearly 20 million people in China live in areas at high risk of arsenic contamination in their water supplies,


Biblical Wormwood Arrives In India

Tubewells in seven wards of Chittagong City Corporation are pumping water with arsenic contamination 10 times higher than the


34 Meter Tsunami Could Hit Japan

TOKYO (AP)—Much of Japan's Pacific coast could be inundated by a tsunami more than 34 meters (112 feet) high


Mobile Sliding Menu