Another earthquake rattles KP cities

By: News Desk      Published: 02:42 PM, 24 Dec, 2021
Another earthquake rattles KP cities
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Another earthquake jolted a number of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cites including Malakand and Swat on Friday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

This was the second earthquake in as many days to have jolted the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On Thursday, earthquake tremors had been felt in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Friday’s earthquake was measured at 4.2 on the Richter scale with its epicenter in Hindukush mountainous region in Afghanistan.

Its underground depth was recorded at 226 kms. 

Thursday’s tremors were felt in and around several areas of the Khyber District. According to the US Geological Survey, the intensity of the earthquake was 4.5 magnitude on the Richter scale,

Earlier on December 7, tremors were felt in and around Swat. The quake was measured 4.4 on the Richter scale.