Grindavik lies in the southern part of the Reykjanes Peninsula, a volcanic and seismic hot spot, where more than 40,000 earthquakes have occurred since Feb. 24.
Periodic earthquake aftershocks are being felt since December 30 in the region keeping the residents in constant fear and anxiety.
People in the vicinity came out of their residencies, marketplaces reciting religious scripture and quranic verses fearful of the .
Strong earthquake tremors were felt in the Malakand region, Peshawar along with adjoining areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
Epicenter of the 3.7 magnitude quake was located some 30 kilometers southwest of the district at the depth of 20km.
PESHAWAR: A light earthquake struck different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday morning, ARY News reported. As per details, the tremor whose magnitude and epicenter couldn’t be ascertained immediately was felt in Swabi, Battagram, Malakand, Mansehra and other parts of the province. There were no reports of any damage. This is the second tremor to hit Battagram and the adjoining areas in less than a month as a light earthquake was felt in the KP district on Nov 25. A 5.6-magnitude earthquake had struck many…
PESHAWAR: Earthquake tremors struck the northern parts of the country including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Islamabad on Wednesday morning. However no loss of life was reported. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the magnitude of the quake was recorded 5.1 on the Richter scale. According to reports, the tremors were felt between 8.15am and 8.30am. People felt the jolts for about 20 seconds. A spokesman of Pakistan Meteorological Department said that the epicenter was near Bannu in KP. Its…