Earthquake in Pakistan: A 4.6 magnitude quake hit Lahore today at 5.24 p.m. IST and sent people running out of their homes. While the rumblings shook the ground, what has grabbed attention is that people are highlighting on the social media is some sort of a ‘sound’ that came as the quake hit the region. That is a feature that is as surprising as it is unheard of.
The earthquake in Lahore, Pakistan lasted barely seconds. It was located at latitude 31.1 degrees north and 74.3 degrees east with focal depth of being 15 kilometers. The epicenter of the earthquake quake was the Punjab-Pakistan border region.
No report of any casualties has come yet.
Check out the comments on Twitter about the Earthquake in Lahore:
MangoBaaz @mangobaaz 47m47 minutes ago
Anybody else think it felt less like an #earthquake and more like the beginning of an apocalypse?
A loud bang and then, the jolt.
Maher Rizwan @MaherRizwan2014 31m31 minutes ago
Worst Earthquake with Surround!
Totally taken a back ! Allah bless & keep safe Praying for #Lahore
Really It was s0o loud 🙁
I h0pe everyone is safe… #Earthquake
— Hamna ツ (@iamHamna_19) July 17, 2016
Sana Waheed @Sana_Whd 50m50 minutes ago
The sound was scary and loud like someone drilling the ground, It was soul shaker.
Praying for everyone safety #Earthquake
Heart Break Kid @MrHeartBreakKid 56m56 minutes ago
i am still wondering what was that sound ??? like blast
Sania Ashiq @SaniaaAshiq 1h1 hour ago
Earthquakes have never been like this… It was so loud… I hope everyone is safe… #Earthquake
Sohaib @SKB_07 47m47 minutes ago Lahore, Pakistan
What the hell was that ?
It was like earth screamed.
Saad Khan ! @SaadKhan711 49m49 minutes ago
Now people are saying that #Lahore #Earthquake was accompanied by a huge sound.. strange ..
breen @breenrana 1h1 hour ago
That was really strange. It came with the noise first. A loud sound. And then the jolt. Freakin hell. #Lahore #Earthquake
Nerd Einstien @NerdEinstein 1h1 hour ago
#EarthQuake in #Lahore… that was some strange sound with it…
Saba Eitizaz @sabaeitizaz 2h2 hours ago
Intense earthquake tremors felt in Lahore. Hearing a deep ominous rumbling
Adil Ansari @AnsariAdil:
Strange feeling abt #Lahore quake. #USGS still has no data. Other sources giving weird info and varies from each other. Why so? #Earthquake