Met Officials Warn of More Tremors
Islamabad, Oct. 8 (PTI): Pakistan’s Meteorological officials warned of major tremors in the next few days following today’s massive earthquake which is considered to be the biggest in the last 100 years.
The magnitude of earthquake expected in next couple of days could be around 5 to 6 on Richter scale, Director General Meteorological Department Qamar-ul-Zaman Chaudhry, was quoted by state-run APP news agency as saying.
He advised people to stay away from unsafe, tall and stone made building in next couple of days. He said earthquake magnitude according to preliminary estimate was 7.5 on Richter scale. The centre of the earthquake was 100 km north of Islamabad. The earthquake is being considered as the biggest in the last 100 years. “We can call it a major earthquake in the area,” he said adding it is the worst in a century.