PESHAWAR  - A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday morning.

Like some parts of Punjab, tremors were also felt in Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Mardan, Abbottabad, Malakand and other cities of the province.

The epicentre of the quake was located in the Hindu Kush range in Afghanistan at the depth of 226 kilometres.

As people felt tremors, they came out of their homes in panic. However, no loss of life and property was reported from any part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.