Earthquake jolts Swat, other KP areas

03:55 PM | 8 Jun, 2024
Earthquake jolts Swat, other KP areas
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PESHAWAR – A 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook Swat district and others areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday. 

The tremors struck at a depth of 188 kilometres, with its epicentre located in Afghanistan-Tajikstan border region, said the National Seismic Monitoring Centre of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) that holds the responsibility for seismic monitoring and tsunami and related activities in the country. 

People came out of their houses out of fear. However, there are no reports of damages. 

Earlier this week, a 3.2 magnitude earthquake shook Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Monday. 

The quake's epicenter was 15km from Karachi in northeast, with a depth of 22 kilometers.

Tremors were felt in Landhi, Korangi, Clifton, DHA phase II, Old City area, II Changrigarh Road and others areas.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 13 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 13, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal at 75.9.

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.65
Euro EUR 296 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.1 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.88 748.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206
China Yuan CNY 38.38 38.78
Danish Krone DKK 40.14 40.54
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.19 917.19
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.3 59.9
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.52 731.52
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.5 205.5
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.94 312.44
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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