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Earthquake jolts Swat, adjoining areas

09:22 PM | 18 Nov, 2023
Earthquake jolts Swat, adjoining areas

SWAT - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 struck the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Saturday, causing significant shaking in Swat and the adjoining districts.

According to seismological centre, the epicentre of the earthquake was located in the border area of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, with a depth of 207 km.

Reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba, people emerged from their homes terrified.

But thus far, no reports of fatalities or property damage have come from any area of Swat.

Last month, Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh, was rocked by a mild earthquake with a Richter Scale value of 3.1.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located close to Karachi's Quaidabad neighbourhood, and the depth of the event was measured at 15 km, according to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre Islamabad.

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PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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