Mild quake jolts Pakistan's Swat valley, adjoining areas

Peshawar, Jan 15: An earthquake of mild intensity today jolted Swat valley and its adjoining areas in northwest Pakistan but there was no casualty so far.

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale rattled Swat and its adjoining areas during morning hours, according to the Meteorological Department.

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The epicenter of the quake was in Hindukush Range. The tremors caused fear and panic among locals, who rushed towards open spaces fearing a strong earthquake.

People of the area witnessed the tremors for the fourth time in 10 days. However, there has not been any casualty or damage to property reported so far.


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