Earthquake latest in Pakistan 2021 Jolts of the earthquake were felt all over Pakistan on 12 February 2021 at around 10 pm. On 12 February 2021 at 7:31 am earthquake of 4.3 magnitudes and depth of 290km was recorded at barkhan, Balochistan, and Dera Ghazi Khan.
The same day at 8:26 am jolts of the earthquake were felt with an intensity of 2.0 and depth of 10km in Afghanistan and surrounding areas. In Islamabad earthquake of 4.7 magnitudes hit at 11:03 am and the depth recorded was 10km.
Latest update (Earthquake latest in Pakistan 2021)
The latest update is that fortunately no money and human damage is recorded till now. Aftershocks are reported from various cities of Pakistan. reports say that new Delhi also felt a jolt of the earthquake on 12 February 2021.
Cities, magnitude, center, and depth of earthquake
Cities, where jolts were felt, are Faisalabad, Multan, Abbottabad, swaat, Mansehra, batgraam, Malakand, loerdeer, Islamabad Rawalpindi Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir, Jhelum, Sarghoda, Gilgit, meerpur, deera Ismail khan, chaar sadda, kohaat, and surroundings. The Centre of the earthquake was Tajikistan. The magnitude of the earthquake was recorded as 6.4. the depth of the earthquake was 80km. aftershocks are expected.
Why earthquakes happened in Pakistan
Earthquakes were felt multiple times in Pakistan because Pakistan is prone to earthquakes. The reason behind this is that Pakistan geologically overlaps both the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates. Due to the collision of these tectonic plates, Pakistan is more prone to have earthquakes.
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Precautions (Earthquake latest in Pakistan 2021)
Precautions can be made to prevent near and dear ones from the earthquake. When you feel an earthquake kindly stay inside until the shaking stops and it is safe to go outside. Do not try to rush outside. Try to cover your head and trunk region.
Hide under covered places like tables, beds, desks, and solid furniture. Stay away from windows.
Government role in earthquakes
It is not possible to stop earthquakes. The government should educate people on do’s and don’ts during earthquakes. Infrastructures that can save people in case of emergency should be built.
11 Feb, 2021 (Earthquake latest in Pakistan2021)
On 11 Feb 2021 one earthquake was felt with a magnitude of 3 and depth of 10km at Khanabad, Afghanistan, and Kunduz. the earthquake was felt at 12:25 pm. On 10 Feb 2021, about 3 earthquakes were felt.
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