Pakistan

LAHORE – An earthquake hit the central Punjab region in northern Pakistan on Saturday evening.

The epicentre of the 4.2 magnitude quake was located at Noorpur Thal district of Khusab, about 320km southwest of Lahore, at a depth of 54km.

Tremors were also felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including capital Peshawar and adjoining areas.

There were no immediate reports of major damage nor casualties.

The cities where the earthquake was felt include: Sargodha, Mianwali, Chiniot, Bhakkar, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Hafizabad, Shorkot, Gojra, Pind Dadan Khan, Cheecha Watni, Kot Momin.