Earthquake of magnitude 5 jolts Islamabad, parts of KP, AJK


ISLAMABAD: An earthquake of high intensity jolted the federal capital, parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Monday. No casualties or property damages were reported.

According to geological wing of PMD, tremors measuring 5 on the Richter scale were felt in Islamabad, Mansehra, Nakiyal and some areas of AJK.

People of the areas where the quake was felt rushed out of their homes in panic reciting Quranic verses. However, no human or property loss was reported from anywhere.

The epicentre of quake was stated to be in Pak-India border area at depth of 12 kilometer inside earth crust.