5.0 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of KP

05 Apr, 2017 10:43 am

SAWAT (92 News) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake has jolted Malakand, Chitral and Sawat on Wednesday.

The epicenter of the quake which struck on early Wednesday morning was located 49 km northwest of Chitral at the depth of 100 kilometer.

People rushed out of their houses and offices in panic. However, no loss of life or damage to property has been reported as yet.

Pakistan has experienced several quakes in the past. The worst was in 2005 which killed more than 74,000 people.

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