ISLAMABAD: A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the federal capital on Saturday morning.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the intensity of the earthquake was recorded 4.4 and the epicentre was located in the bordering area of Pak-Afghan and Tajikistan whereas the depth was 10 kilometer.
As the tremors hit cities, people came out of their houses and offices reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life and property was reported from any area of the country due to the earthquake.
Earlier this week, an earthquake jolted different parts of Gilgit. Tremors were felt in Jaglot, Thaleji, Astur and adjoining areas.
According to the initial reports the magnitude, depth and the epicentre of the earthquake remained unknown. After tremors, the people of the area came out of their house by reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba, in order to save themselves from any hazard.
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