5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts various cities of Pakistan

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5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts various cities of Pakistan

Islamabad: A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has jolted various cities of Pakistan on Saturday, US Geological Survey said.

No casualties have been reported yet.

The tremors of the earthquake were felt in Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Abbotabad, Haripur, Abbotabad, Mansehra, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Parachinar, Mirpur, Battagram, Nowshera, Shangla, Kohistan, Malakand, Mardan, Sargodha, Charsadda, lower Dir and Khyber agency of the tribal belt.

USGS said that the epicentre of the earthquake was Hindu Kash region in Afghanistan, 130 km west of Chitral (Pakistan), at the depth of 115.9 km.

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