Earthquake Jolts Different Parts of Punjab

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:49

LAHORE: Mild tremors of earthquake jolted Lahore and surrounding areas including Sheikhupura, Okara, Nankana Sahab, Gujranwala and Faisalabad on Wednesday.

The 4.1 magnitude quake was recorded at a focal depth of 10 kilometres, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said, with its epicentre near Nankana Sahib. The PMD earlier estimated the magnitude of the quake at 4.0.

There were no reports of any loss to life or property.

Over a dozen small quakes have been felt in the region since 2016 began. Previously, the PMD recorded about 851 seismic disturbances in 2015.


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