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4.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Swat and adjoining areas

Earthquake of 4.4 magnitude jolts areas of KP
SWAT: A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Swat and other cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday morning.
The quake struck at the depth of  10 kilometers with its epicenter lying in the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan.

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According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the intensity of the earthquake was recorded 4.4 and the epicentre was located in the bordering area of Pak-Afghan and Tajikistan whereas the depth was 10 kilometer.

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The latest tremors came days after a series of earthquakes jolted the northern areas of the country.
 As the tremors hit cities, people came out of their houses and offices reciting verses from the Holy Quran.
Earlier in October, a 5.8-magnitude quake struck the Kashmiri city of Mirpur and surrounding areas, resulting in at least 37 deaths and leaving more than 500 injured.

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