4.6 magnitude quake jolts parts of KP

Earthquake

PESHAWAR: A mild intensity earthquake jolted the provincial capital and adjacent areas on Friday.

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According to Seismic Monitoring Center, intensity of the quake was recorded 4.6 on the Richter scale at a depth of 178 kilometer, with its epicenter lying in Hindu Kush region.

Tremors were also felt in Swat valley.

A strong earthquake hit most parts of Pakistan in October last year, killing over 200 people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and injuring many others.

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