Mild earthquake jolts Swat, adjoining areas


An earthquake of mild intensity jolted Swat and adjoining areas here on Sunday morning but no loss of property or life was reported.

According to geological wing of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) tremors measuring 4.2 on Richter scale were felt in Swat and surrounding areas.

People of the areas where the tremours were felt rushed out of homes in panic reciting verses from Holy Quran. However, no loss of life or property was reported due to earthquake.

The epi-centre of earthquake was said to be in Koh Hindukush, 121 deep inside earth crust.