Web Desk – June 17, 2021
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 struck Islamabad and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday evening, according to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre website.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or loss of property.
Several citizens took to Twitter to share their concerns, questioning whether others had felt the tremors too.
— EMSC (@LastQuake) June 17, 2021
Earthquake in #Islamabad and nobody moved. Hope everything is ok?
— Shiraz Hassan (@ShirazHassan) June 17, 2021
— Amar Guriro (@amarguriro) June 17, 2021
According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the earthquake struck 25 kilometres southeast of Mingora in KP and had a depth of 20km.
Earlier this year, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 jolted northern areas of the country, including the federal capital and several cities in Punjab and KP.
The tremors were also felt in several cities of India.