Earthquake tremors jolts parts of Pakistan

*ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit parts of Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining areas of Balochistan Tuesday. *

The National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) confirmed that tremors were felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, Manshera, Khuzdar and other adjoining areas. The epicentre of the earthquake was determined to be 82 kilometres deep with the centre in the Hindukush region.

So far, no casualties have been reported.