Moderate 5.2-magnitude earthquake hits KP

24 Jan, 2016 5:25 pm

MALAKAND (92 News) – A moderate 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Malakand on Sunday.

The tremors were felt in northwest areas of the country, including Swat, Malakand Division, Peshawar and in the areas located at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

The epicenter of the earthquake was determined at Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush Mountain range with a focal depth of 80 km.

The tremors created panic among people who rushed out of their houses to open places. No loss of life or property was immediately reported from the affected areas.

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