People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran.

PESHAWAR (Dunya News) - An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale jolted Swat and its surrounding areas on Wednesday night, Dunya News reported.

People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life and property was reported from any part of Swat due to earthquake.

According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, Islamabad, the epicenter of the quake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan at the depth of 217 kilometres.