5.5 Magnitude Earthquake jolts Northwest Pakistan

Peshawar: As per the reports, Today a low-intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted various parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwest Pakistan’s northwest. The quake instantly triggered panic among the people.

Official of the Pakistan Meteorological Department said, The epicenter of the quake was in the Hindukush mountain ranges near Tajikistan border at a depth of 144 kilometers.

The quake tremors were felt in regions of Malakand, Swat, Upper and Lower Dir districts in northwest Pakistan.

As per the Pakistani official, “So far no loss to life or property has been reported,”.

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