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Breaking News: 5.5 magnitude Mild Earthquake shocks several cities in Pakistan

5.5 magnitude Earthquake shocks several cities in Pakistan

Pakistan ISLAMABAD: 5.5 magnitude Earthquake shocks several parts of Pakistan including some cities of Pakistan, including Islamabad, Lahore, Also its have a small effect in Indian border areas in the early hours of Tuesday, according to reports.

No Deaths & Properties losses reported due to an earthquake, though it did create a little panic among people. We have to wait some more time for a clear report from officials.

According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan at a depth of 170 KM.

Tremors with an intensity of 5.5 magnitudes on the Richter scale felt at Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Nowshera and Ghizer Valley.

The temblor at 4:05 am in the wee hours of Tuesday morning caused panic and fear in the people who came out of their houses in a bid to take shelter at safer places.

The epicenter of the quake, according to the seismological center was at a depth of 180 kilometers in Hindukush range of Afghanistan.

In October 2015, a 7.5-magnitude quake in Pakistan and Afghanistan killed almost 400 people, flattening buildings in rugged terrain that impeded relief efforts.

An Earthquake hits Pakistan with a magnitude of 5.5

Earthquake in Pakistan

A Massive earthquake strikes Pakistan measuring a magnitude of 5.5 and also in its capital on Saturday afternoon. According to reports, there is no loss of life or property so far. The earthquake shook some parts of capital Islamabad, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in the northeast and some northern parts of Punjab.

“An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck Pakistan at 0804 GMT, 117 km east of the Swat Valley city of Mingora, at a depth of 43.4 km,” the US Geological Survey said.

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The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa from Peshawar said that the intensity of the tremor was 5.5 and its epic center was Hindu Kush Mountains.

The MeT Department reported that there is no loss of life and property after the tremors so far reported. The tremors continued for 30 seconds. Pakistan usually faces tremors, but most of them are not destructive. Pakistan is among the most earthquake-prone areas in the world.

However, in the year 2005, a massive earthquake had occurred in which more than 80,000 people have died and have a huge loss of property. Earlier this month on 5th September, 57 students were injured in the stampede after the minor earthquake struck Pakistan.

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The students who are injured are from the mountainous region on Allai Tehsil of Battagram district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The earthquake occurred on that day at a depth of 37 kilometers and hit the areas of Shangla, Swat, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram and Muzaffarabad.

Following the today’s tremor, a high alert has been issued in several regions of Punjab. The tremors were also felt in the central areas like Lahore and Sheikupura and even several other places in Pakistan.

6.8 Magnitude Massive Earthquake in Epicentre Myanmar Affecting Bengal, Bihar and Assam

Myanamar Earthquake

A massive earthquake hit Myanmar on Wednesday afternoon. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the Myanmar Earthquake recorded 6.8 magnitudes in the Richter scale.

The quake struck 143 km (88 miles) west of the city of Meiktila, the agency said. The epicentre of the quake was located in central Myanmar affecting the nearby Bengal, Bihar and Assam.

Myanmar Earthquake

Tremblings of the earthquake were felt in the eastern part of India too.States like Bihar, West Bengal and Assam were slightly affected by the natural disaster. According to the reports the tremors had lasted for at least 10 seconds in West Bengal and three seconds across the Bihar.

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Kolkata Metro train services were also suspended and later resumed.Many private offices and colleges in the city were evacuated.

The quake was so high that it shook the buildings in Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon and tremors were also felt in various regions across the country.

Bangkok people had taken Twitter as a medium to share the videos of office buildings shaking in their area.

The San Andreas Fault Shock Waves Major Earthquake is “Ready to Roll”

San Andreas fault

Well, Today TFL Breaking News is going to be a big one.  California is overdue for a major Earthquake says, Scientists. The devastation earthquake might give up at any moment! Are you ready to face it?

Scientists’ forecasts California’s next big Earthquake is coming, the leading experts state that the Southern section of California San Andreas Fault now primed for some actions. The Residents of South California warned up that San Andreas Fault is Locked, Loaded and ready to roll.

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The Seismologist predicts the San Andreas Fault might get shock waves are Locked and Loaded “Ready to Roll.” The geologists start beginning worrying on the devasting earthquake which going to strike California soon. It estimates a record of magnitude 7.9 might get registered.

THE NEXT “Big One”

The scientists forecast that it might get hit as which hit in 1857 with 7.8 magnitudes, presumably 159 years ago.

Thomas Jordan, Director of Southern California Center speaks quoting that “the springs on the San Andreas system have been wound very, tight and the southern Andreas fault, in particular, looks like it’s locked, loaded and ready to go” which are frightening the whole region of Southern California.

In 2008, U.S. Geological Survey of San Andreas told that it could cause 7.8 magnitude earthquake which tolls to 1,800 deaths, 50000 injuries and something like $200 billion in damages in Southern California areas.

But the one thing they can’t agree on when it’s going to coming. What the scientists told on is we should be well prepared for 8.0 earthquake magnitude obviously that is huge. But they have been retrofitting the huge buildings, but if the big one comes, this will get a bad.

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Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, acquired last October as many as buildings reinforced, including concrete buildings considered brittle and apartment blocks mostly from timber. Mr. Thomas paid tribute to the city for taking the danger. “it’s remarkable that this happened,” he said. “We know how difficult it is to make these kinds of changes.”

Previous notable earthquake of San Andreas Fault

The San Andreas Fault had some earthquakes in past time: exactly earlier twelve years ago 2004 park field earthquake registered a magnitude of 6.0 felt across the state which includes the San Francisco Bay Area.

The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake moment magnitude registered 6.9 about 25 miles got ruptured near Santa Cruz, California causing 63 deaths. In 1957, the San Francisco earthquake with an epicenter on San Andreas Fault ranged magnitude 5.7 in a west ocean of San Francisco and Daly City.

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In 1906, about 270 miles were ruptured in Northern California by San Francisco earthquake. About 3000 number died in subsequent fires and earthquake. It remains estimated EQ magnitude of 7.8. The first high EQ magnitude was about 7.9 in 1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake ruptured 220 mi in central and southern California.

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