Earthquake Jolts Sawat and Surrounding Area

Earthquake Jolts Sawat and Surrounding Area |

Earthquake Jolts Sawat and Surrounding Area |

SAWAT – Sawat is jolted by earthquake tremors including surrounding areas,PakistanTribe learnt from media reports.

According to televised reports earthquake o flow intensity jolted the area of Swat and Surrounding. Magnitude of earthquake was 3.8 on rectal scale but epicenter has not yet determined by the meteorological department. Also no immediate reports about any casualty or loss of property have been received yet.

It is pertinent to mention that last week Sakardu and Islamabad jolted by earthquake.Magnitude of earthquake was 5.0 on rectal scale. Shocks were felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, Malakand, Abbott abad, Dir and other adjoining areas. There was no reports about any casualty or loss of property.

Earlier to this in November an earthquake was recorded in Pakistan Afghanistan border area. The epicentre of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake was located in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan and Tajikistan and at a depth of 232.4 kilometres, the US Geological Survey maintained.

The higher intensity areas were Mardan, Buner, Swabi and Malakand divisions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as compared to provincial capital Peshawar. Buildings were evacuated and people made their way to open spaces as fear and panic gripped the areas hit by the jolts.

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