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Moderate earthquake hits parts of Pakistan

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December 19, 2005 16:49 IST

A moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Pakistan Monday, according to the Meteorological Department.

The quake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, was felt at 1434 hours IST.

The epicenter of the tremor lay in the 35.2 degree north latitude and 73.6 degree east longitude in Pakistan, Met officials said.

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