Mild quake jolts Pak's Swat valley, adjoining areas

An earthquake of mild intensity on Thursday jolted Swat valley and its adjoining areas in northwest Pakistan but there was no casualty so far.

PTI| Updated: Jan 15, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Peshawar: An earthquake of mild intensity on Thursday jolted Swat valley and its adjoining areas in northwest Pakistan but there was no casualty so far.

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale rattled Swat and its adjoining areas during morning hours, according to the Meteorological Department.

The epicenter of the quake was in Hindukush Range.

The tremors caused fear and panic among locals, who rushed towards open spaces fearing a strong earthquake.

People of the area witnessed the tremors for the fourth time in 10 days.

However, there has not been any casualty or damage to property reported so far.