PESHAWAR: A hight intensity earthquake jolted various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) on Saturday morning but no loss was reported from anywhere.

According to the geological wing of PMD, tremours measuring 5.2 on Richter scale were felt in Peshawar, Upper Dir, Nowshera, Swat, Mingora, Hangu, Orakzai Agency, Swabi, Chatta Plain, Mansehra and surroundings.

People of the areas where the tremors were felt rushed out of their homes in panic reciting verses from Holy Quran and ‘Kalma-e-Tayyeba’.

However, no causality or property loss was reported from any of the areas where the quake was felt.

The epicentre of the quake was stated to be bordering area of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, 230 kilometres deep inside earth crust.