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Quake jolts parts of Pakistan

Epicentre of earthquake was in Hindukush Region, Afghanistan at a depth of 145 kilometers

By Agencies
February 11, 2024
An earthquake measuring scale reading the intensity of an earthquake in this image. — Twitter/@AFP
An earthquake measuring scale reading the intensity of an earthquake in this image. — Twitter/@AFP

ISLAMABAD: A 4.9 magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad, and several cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, and Azad Jammu on Saturday, according to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) .

Tremors were felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, Swabi, Khushab and other cities of northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hindukush Region, Afghanistan at a depth of 145 kilometres.