5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

14 Dec, 2018 11:35 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday morning.

The tremors were felt in in Swat, Malakand, Lower Dir, Swabi and other adjoining areas. There were no reports of any damage.

According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre in Islamabad, the quake struck the Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan at 4:36am. It had a depth of 113 kilometres.

Earlier, a 5.6-magnitude earthquake had struck many towns of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in April this year. The epicenter of the quake was at the depth of 200 kilometres in Hindu Kush mountain area of Afghanistan.



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