4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Swat district



An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted Mingora city in the Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (K-P) on Sunday, according to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre.

According to reports, the earthquake hit with a depth of 90km shaking the third largest city in K-P and its environments.

The epicentre of the earthquake was reported to be below below the Hindu Kush mountain range.

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No reports of casualties or loss of property have so far been reported.

Earlier on June 17, a quake, measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale hit Islamabad and parts of K-P.

The NSMC said that the earthquake hit 25 kilometres southeast of Mingora in K-P with a depth of 20km.

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