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NCS Reports Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake in Pakistan

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Earthquake in Pakistan: The National Center for Seismology has issued a report confirming the occurrence of a magnitude 4.5 earthquake in Pakistan. The seismic event, which occurred on May 15, 2024, at 08:26:00 IST, had its epicenter located at latitude 36.14 and longitude 71.54, with a depth of 150 km.

While the earthquake’s magnitude falls within the moderate range, its depth raises concerns about potential impacts on the affected region. Earthquakes occurring at greater depths can still generate significant shaking at the surface, impacting nearby communities and infrastructure.

The precise region affected by the earthquake is yet to be fully determined, but authorities are urged to remain vigilant and assess any potential damage or casualties. Preparedness measures, including ensuring the structural integrity of buildings and infrastructure, are crucial in mitigating the risks associated with seismic events.

As more information becomes available, it is essential for residents in the affected area to stay updated with advisories from local authorities and be prepared to respond effectively to any further seismic activity. Our thoughts are with those impacted by this earthquake, and efforts towards recovery and resilience remain paramount.

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