Breaking News: 6.7 Earthquake Just Felt

A strong earthquake was felt in the northern areas of Pakistan, which includes Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar and up to New Delhi in India at 2:51am. As of now they claim ot to be 6.7 on the Richter scale and report to have it originated in the Hindukush range in Afghanistan. Read more details of the earthquake on the USGS Earthquake Information website.

The Met office at this moment feels this may be an independent earthquake and may not be simply an aftershock of the 8th October devastating earthquake. As of filing this report no loss of life has been reported but we should all pray for everyone. After the 8th October there have been upwards of 1450 aftershocks.

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3 Comments so far

  1. Saadie (unregistered) on December 13th, 2005 @ 3:47 am

    Allah rahem karay.


  2. Rana (unregistered) on December 13th, 2005 @ 4:09 am

    I also felt it an hour ago while I was listening to Dr. Ghulam Murtaza. I pray this is not as deadly as the one which jolted us all. But these are signs of warning for us and we should give attention to them. May God make us all think about it.


  3. Gibran (unregistered) on December 15th, 2005 @ 4:49 am

    This isnt directly related to this earthquake but since I cannot post I thought I would put it in this comment. Take a read and tell me what you think… Its pretty embarressing that we would do something like this as a nation.

    http://www.dawn.com/weekly/cowas/cowas.htm



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