Earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
PESHAWAR: An earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) (today) Friday, no loss of life or property has been reported thus far.
The earthquake was felt in Mardan, Swabi, Bisham and Malakand Division with the intensity of 5.5 on the Richter scale, the meteorological office (MET) said.
The epicenter of the quake has been revealed to be the Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan, 190 meters deep in the ground.
Last week, the tremors were felt in Swat, Malakand, Mardan, Abbottabad, Swabi , Lower Dir, Buner and Shangla in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The meteorological office (MET) had said the intensity of the earthquake was recorded at 5.5 on the Richter scale.