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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake strikes Pakistan, tremors felt in Valley too

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck Pakistan at 0804 GMT, 117 km east of the Swat Valley city of Mingaora, at a depth of 43.4 km, the US Geological Survey said.

Minor tremors were felt in Kashmir Valley too.

No loss to life or property has been reported so far.

The quake shook capital Islamabad, parts of Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province in the northwest and some northern area of Punjab.

Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) KP said from Peshawar that the intensity of the tremor was 5.5 and its epicenter was the Hindu Kush mountains.

“No loss of life or damage to property has been reported thus far,” it said.
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