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Moderate Earthquake Strikes Northwest Pakistan

A moderate earthquake struck northwest Pakistan Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a magnitude of 4.9. Officials say the earthquake was centered in the Hindu Kush mountains of neighboring Afghanistan.

Pakistani officials say the earthquake was felt in the capital, Islamabad, as well as Peshawar and Chitral.

Police officials say there were no reports of deaths, injuries or damages.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.