Moderate 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of KP

14 Feb, 2016 2:24 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – A moderate 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar and Malakand Division on Sunday.

The tremors were felt in northwest areas of the country, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Peshawar, Malakand Division, Swat, Shangla, Upper Dir, Lower Dir, Boneir, Chitral and Charsadda.

The epicenter of the earthquake was determined at border area of Afghanistan and Tajikistan with a focal depth of 120km.

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

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