3.8 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran.
PESHAWAR (Dunya News) - An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale jolted several cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday night, Dunya News reported.
The tremors were felt in Charsadda, Lower Dir, Swat, Malakand, Batkhela, Swabi, Bajaur, Risalpur, Nowshera and adjoining areas.
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 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to earthquake.
According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, Islamabad, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Koh Hindukush mountainous region in Afghanistan at the depth of 130 kilometres.