Earthquake jolts many Punjab cities
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The earthquake was measures 4.6 on Richter scale and mainly struck near Burewala in Vehari District. The tremor was recorded at 7:54 am at a shallow depth of 20km below the surface.
The people rushed out of their houses reciting Holy Quran verses.
According to the Volcano Discovery website, based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicentre.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Burewala located 12 km from the epicentre, Vehari, Mian Channu, Pakpattan, Renala Khurd, Hujra Shah Muqeem, Sira-e-Mughal, Chichawatni, Arifwala, Chishtian and Kamalia which is located 60 km away.