An earthquake with an depth of 5.9 on the Richter Scale jolted Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Thursday morning.
Based on particulars, tremors had been felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Sargodha, Jhang, Mianwali, Kasur, Chiniot, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Abbottabad, Malakand, North Waziristan on different cities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Folks got here out of their houses in panic and began reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No lack of life and property was reported from any space of the nation because of the earthquake.
Based on the Nationwide Seismic Monitoring Centre, Islamabad, the epicenter of the quake which struck on Thursday morning was situated within the Hindu Kush vary in Afghanistan on the depth of 226 kilometres.