An earthquake with magnitude of 5.1 shakes the southern Punjab on Just few minutes ago (Sunday evening), causing panic among the residents of Multan, Muzaffargarh, Jhang, Faisalabad and other cities.
According to the latest sources, no one was injured or reported to be dead from any part of the country.
Earthquakes are usually caused when rock underground suddenly breaks along a fault. This sudden release of energy causes the seismic waves that make the ground shake. When two blocks of rock or two plates are rubbing against each other, they stick a little. … When the rocks break, the earthquake occurs.