Moderate quake felt in Swat, surrounding areas

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ISLAMABAD: An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 was felt in Swat and its surrounding areas on Thursday morning.

The tremors caused people to leave their homes for fear, one month after a major earthquake in Pakistan and Afghanistan has left hundreds dead and thousands homeless.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, the epicenter of the quake it was recorded 10 kilometers deep in Pak- Afghan / Tajikistan mountainous area.

Seismic activity shook the areas around 9:01 am (PST), spreading panic among the people, but no casualties were reported, the Meteorological Office said.

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