An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit elements of Afghanistan and Pakistan within the wee hours of Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) mentioned.
The USGS mentioned the quake struck about 44 km (27 miles) from town of Khost in southeastern Afghanistan and was at a depth of 51 km.
To date, there have been no fast experiences of injury or deaths.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) mentioned Shaking was felt over a spread of some 500 km by about 119 million folks in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India.
Pakistan media reported a gentle depth earthquake struck Islamabad and different elements of the nation.
“Huge EARTHQUAKE in Islamabad! Allah khair! I hope you are all protected! Allah Taala shield us all. Amen,” mentioned one of many Twitter customers from Pakistan
Tremors had been additionally felt in Lahore, Multan, Quetta and several other different areas of Pakistan.
The Namal reported that the earthquake was felt for a number of seconds and despatched folks scurrying into the streets.
No lack of life and property was reported.
Final Friday, a 5.0 magnitude earthquake jolted a number of Pakistani cities together with Islamabad, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Multan.
The shocks was additionally recorded in Faisalabad, Abbottabad, Swat, Buner, Kohat and Malakand, in keeping with Geo Information reported.