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Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 10 (UNI) An earthquake measuring 5.5-magnitude hit parts of Pakistan on Saturday morning, the country's National Seismic Monitoring Center said.
According to the center, the quake struck at 11:43 a.m. local time, with the epicenter determined at Afghanistan-Tajikistan border located off Pakistan's northwest border areas. The quake's depth was 70 km.
The strong tremors were felt in different areas of the country, including northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, capital Islamabad and some districts of eastern Punjab province, Xinhua said quoting local media.

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