A 5.6 magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad and other northern parts of the country on Friday night, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
The earthquake was recorded at 5.6 magnitude and the origin is said to be in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border at the depth of 100 kilometers.
Earthquake tremors were felt in Islamabad and its adjoining areas, including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mansehra, Hazara, Balakot, Battagram, Torghar, Haripur, Abbottabad, Swat, Malakand, and Shangla areas.
There have been no reports of causalities or damages resulting from the earthquake.
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