5.8 magnitude earthquake hits parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad

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Karachi, Jan. 2 (ANI): Parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Islamabad were rattled on Saturday by a 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located in the the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan with a focal dept of 175 kilometers. Strong shocks were also felt in Peshawar, reports the Dawn.

As per the reports, there have been no casualties or damage to buildings as of now.

The convergence between the South Asian and Eurasia plates creates active faults and resultant earthquakes in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.(ANI)

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