Tuesday, August 11, 2015

All shock up: Pakistanis, Afghans and Indians reel from powerful earthquake

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on Richter scale hit various parts of Pakistan on Monday.

According to Radio Pakistan, areas where tremors were felt include Islamabad, Muzaffarabad, Besham, Ghizar, Skardu, Abbottabad, Battagram, Chitral, Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Nowshera, Sargodha, Shahkot, Gujranwala, and Sangla Hill.

Pakistan's Met office has said that epicenter of the earthquake was bordering area of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, and measured to be at a depth of 208 kilometers.

Tremors were also felt in many parts of north-India, including Delhi and adjoining areas. –End-

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