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Twin Moderate Earthquakes Hit Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

Representative Image.

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The tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mansehra, Swat, Dir Lower and Upper, Shangla, Swabi, Malakand, Nowshera, Charsadda, Kohat, DI Khan and Bannu.

Two moderate intensity earthquakes hit Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday, officials said. In both incidents, no loss of life or property damage was reported.

The first jolt measuring 5.7 struck in the morning at a depth of 112km with epicentre in neighbouring Tajikistan.

The tremors were felt in Peshawar, Mansehra, Swat, Dir Lower and Upper, Shangla, Swabi, Malakand, Nowshera, Charsadda, Kohat, D I Khan and Bannu.

The second quake measuring 5.1 struck in the afternoon with epicentre in Afghanistan-Tajikistan border at a depth of 223 km.

first published:June 16, 2020, 20:12 IST