The earthquake of Pakistan and neighboring countries has set the alarm of Fear and Uncertainty among people. The state of Pakistan is already going from its worst political and economic phases with the peace of the nation shattering into pieces.
In the chaos of all the instability, the earthquake latest shock has further caused fear. The holy month of Ramazan has also approached and already the Muslim countries have seen severe shocks.
The powerful earthquake has shaken the nations and in the dark people rushed outside their homes. The quake struck Afghanistan and Pakistan on March 21, 2023, and has been felt widely. It is also reported that its influence is felt in neighboring countries.
The year 2023 has seen major earthquakes in Turkiye, Syria, and now in Pakistan. While the previous earthquake in Turkiye and Syria has been one of the deadliest, the Earthquake of Pakistan was strong but has not caused that much devastation. However, it was terrible and caused massive disturbance among the masses.
Earthquake latest reports have reported the death of 13 people and some damaged properties.
According to reports of Earthquake of Pakistan,
“The earthquake is estimated to be 6.5 magnitudes struck Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Tremors from the quake were detected as far away as New Delhi, India’s capital. This earthquake latest killed at least 13 people and injured hundreds more, with tremors detected as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi.”
“At least nine persons were killed and 44 were injured in northwest Pakistan. Overnight, hospitals in the northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region were declared inoperable. In Afghanistan, at least four persons were killed and 50 were injured. The earthquake’s epicenter was 40 kilometers that make 25 miles southeast of the Afghan town of Jurm, close to the borders with Pakistan and Tajikistan.”
Though the earthquake recent tremor did not cause that much harm, it still is one of the most terrifying earthquakes. People were standing outside of their homes for ages and at night it triggered the feat in entire Pakistan.
The magnitude of the Earthquake of Pakistan indicates that it was a major event with the potential to cause significant damage and loss of life. The tremors were felt throughout the nation and an aftershock is also reported in Pakistan.
The earthquake latest reports say it was felt most powerfully in Pakistan’s northern regions, including the city of Peshawar. Many people have been wounded, buildings have collapsed and landslides have blocked roads.
The earthquake also damaged infrastructure such as roads, bridges, and electricity transmission lines, making it more difficult to transport aid to those in need.
The earthquake’s impact is being assessed entirely.
Here is a bonus point for you in case of an earthquake in your area
- Evacuate the building If you are inside a building, you should leave as soon as possible. Avoid using lifts and avoiding windows that may shatter. Instead, take the steps.
- Alert for Aftershocks as they can cause building damage and rubble to fall on you, injuring you.
- If you reside near the coast, avoid going to the beach. Tsunamis and inundation can occur as a result of earthquakes.
- Turn off utilities If possible. Turn off the gas, water, and power. If you detect gas, don’t touch any switches or appliances because this could spark and ignite the gas
- Check for structural damage before re-entering. Examine the walls, base, and chimney for cracks. Do not enter the building if you notice any evidence of damage.
- Pay attention to municipal authorities and the directions of local authorities, such as police and emergency personnel. They will advise you on what to do and where to go.
- Check on your neighbors, particularly the elderly and disabled. If help is required, offer it.
Earthquake of Pakistan, several natural disasters, and calamities like this can befall. The previous years have several instances of natural calamities and this year so far has seen earthquakes.
Stay harmonious and supportive and try to stay prepared for any emergency.
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