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5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, surrounding areas

ANI  |  Islamabad (Pakistan) 

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted various cities of Pakistan, including and Lahore in the wee hours of Tuesday.

People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life was reported due to earthquake, Dunya News reported.

According to the U.

S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in at the depth of 180 kilometre.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 13:13 IST