Earthquake jolts Islamabad, others cities of Punjab, KP

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Federal capital and parts of Punjab and several cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa jolted as an earthquake of measuring 5.0 on the richter scale was recorded on Sunday evening.

The earthquake was felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur, Mardan, Shangla, Swat and Mingora city which was struck around 5.15 pm.

As per the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in Mingora near Swat at the depth of 17 kilometers.