5.2-magnitude quake jolts parts of KP; no losses reported

October 09, 2019
The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan at a depth of 180km. — Reuters/File
The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan at a depth of 180km. — Reuters/File

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake shook parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday afternoon, sending people out of buildings and on to the streets.

The epicentre of the quake was in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan, according to data released by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

The 5.2 magnitude trembler struck at 3:44pm and was at a depth of 180 kilometres, the PMD said.

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