Another powerful earthquake jolts Pakistan with 6.2 magnitude

Earthquake with the magnitude of 6.2 hit Pakistan. Earthquake depth is reported to be around 100 kilometers.

Earthquake tremors were felt in Pakistan cities including Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Azad Kashmir. The earthquake spread panic among people however no loss of life or property has been reported so far.

According to USGS, the epicentre of earthquake was 22 km SSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan and 29 km (18mi) SSW of Ishkashim, Tajikistan. The depth of earthquake was 92.4 km inside earth and intensity was 5.9 on Richter scale. This was second earthquake that was generated from same place in less than one month. Reports are coming from Tajikistan and Afghanistan about destructions in mountain areas as depth of earthquake was less and it was a shallow earthquake.

This is developing news, happening right now. We’ll keep updating this as information comes in.