QUETTA: The national seismic monitoring center reports that a mildly intense earthquake with a recorded magnitude of 3.9 occurred in the Mastung district of Balochistan on Friday morning.
The residents fled their homes into open areas in fear as a result of the earthquakes, which happened at a depth of 18 km.
The epicenter of the earthquake was identified as being 32 km west of Mastung.
Despite the initial fear and panic, there have been no reports of injuries or damage to any property.
PESHAWAR: Early on Tuesday morning, 4.9-magnitude earthquake rocked several locations in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The earthquake felt in Swat, Mingora, Lower Pir, Upper Dir, and surrounding areas, according to the seismological center.
Reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba, people emerged from their houses terrified.
However, no loss of life or damage to property reported from any part of KP as per the initial reports.
According to NSMC Islamabad, the depth of the quake was recorded at 45 kilometers and the epicenter was 84 kilometers in the North West. read more….
The United States Geological Survey reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 rocked Indonesia Banda Sea on Wednesday. No damage or injuries have reported as of yet.
According to the USGS, the earthquake (in Indonesia) struck around 11:53 am local time (0453 GMT) and was first recorded as having a magnitude of 6.9. However, no tsunami warning issued for the event.
The Indonesian Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency, or BMKG. Reported that the earthquake felt moderately near the town of Saumlaki on the archipelago’s Tanimbar Islands. read more….