Moderate earthquake jolts parts of KP, FATA

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An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Wednesday; no casualty or loss of property was reported.

According to the geological wing of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale was felt in Malakand Division, Khyber Agency, Swat and surrounding areas.

The epicenter was located in the Hindukush mountains border area of Pakistan-Afghanistan at a depth of 155 kilometres.