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Magnitude 5.1 quake hits close to Pakistan's Islamabad

 A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck very close to Pakistan's capital of Islamabad, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said on Friday.
Although the quake had a moderate magnitude, its epicenter was only 10 miles northeast of the populous city.
It struck at 1:59 a.m. on Saturday and was very shallow, only 16.2 miles deep, the USGS said.
A magnitude 5.1 quake is capable of causing considerable damage.
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