Earthquake Rocks Islamabad

Severe earthquake jolts were felt in and areas around the capital this morning around 8:40 am. People rushed out of their homes and office buildings for cover. More updates will be comming soon, so stay tuned to this blog for more information.

The United States Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 6.2. The magnitude of any damage was not immediately known.

7 Comments so far

  1. Rehan (unregistered) on April 3rd, 2007 @ 10:47 am

    Earthquake Details
    Magnitude 6.2
    Date-Time Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 03:35:06 (UTC)
    = Coordinated Universal Time
    Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 8:05:06 AM
    = local time at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

    Location 36.528°N, 70.668°E
    Depth 210.5 km (130.8 miles)
    Distances 65 km (40 miles) S of Feyzabad, Afghanistan
    135 km (85 miles) SW of Khorugh, Tajikistan
    140 km (85 miles) WNW of Chitral, Pakistan
    260 km (160 miles) NNE of KABUL, Afghanistan

    Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth +/- 8.5 km (5.3 miles)
    Parameters Nst= 98, Nph= 98, Dmin=674.6 km, Rmss=0.77 sec, Gp= 61°,
    M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
    Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

  2. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on April 3rd, 2007 @ 10:48 am
  3. SELF (unregistered) on April 3rd, 2007 @ 3:02 pm

    Phir buch gai aap log…:P

    Burray dheet hain…

    Just kidding…

  4. Hasan Mubarak (unregistered) on April 3rd, 2007 @ 5:47 pm

    We felt it in Lahore too: Jolted!

  5. chora (unregistered) on April 4th, 2007 @ 12:08 am

    barray manhoos ho tum islamabadio?

  6. Neha Shamim (unregistered) on April 4th, 2007 @ 10:07 pm

    thanks to god we are safe but all the teachrs and students of city school said that:

    “people of pakistan had forgotten allah and think about themselves and stopped praying that is why for punishing us allah has sent this earthquake”.

  7. veteran (unregistered) on April 5th, 2007 @ 3:56 am


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