A powerful earthquake jolted Islamabad, and a number of other cities of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
In line with non-public media, the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 5.8 on the Richter scale. The epicentre of the earthquake was the Hindu Kash area with a depth of 189 kilometres.
Tremors had been additionally felt within the federal capital, Charsadda, Peshawar, Batgaram, Khyber, Mansehra, and different cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In Punjab, the tremors had been felt in Lahore, Faisalabad, Sheikhupur, Sargodha, Murree and close by cities the place individuals got here out of their places of work and residents out of worry.
In the meantime, no lack of life or property has to this point been reported as of now. That is the second consecutive day that earthquake tremors had been felt within the South Asian nation.
A day earlier, a 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit a number of cities of Punjab, together with Lahore.