Earthquake of 3.9 intensity jolts Mansehra, Shangla


MANSEHRA: An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted different areas of district Mansehra and Shangla on Saturday; however, no causalities or property damages were reported.

According to the geological wing of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), tremors measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale were felt in Mansehra, Balakot, Naran, Kaghan, different areas of district Shangla.

People of the areas where the quake was felt rushed out of homes, offices, shops and other buildings reciting Kalma-e-Tayyeba and verses from the holy Quran.

However, no causalities or property damages were reported from any area where the earthquake was felt.

The epi-centre of the quake was stated to be 25 kilometer north of tourist resort Naran, 15km inside earth crust.