Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

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Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

*PESHAWAR - A 4.9-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Malakand on Friday evening, however no loss of life occurred.*

The epicentre of the earthquake was the Hindukash region, at the depth of 80 kilometer, according to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre.

Tremor felt in most areas of the city, forcing the people to leave their homes and workplaces and rush into the open places.

On March 16, a mild earthquake had jolted different parts of Balochistan province including Quetta, Mastung, Bolan, Machh, Sibi, Dhadar, Bhag and its suburban area.

According to the metrological department, the epicentre of the 5.0 magnitude earthquake was found some 43km northwest of Sibi. The quake originated in 16km depth.