No casualty is reported from any part of the country

New Delhi Date. Saturday, February 05, 2022

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck several cities of Pakistan, including Islamabad, on Saturday. According to the National Earthquake Monitoring Centre, the epicenter of the quake was reported in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan at a depth of 210 km.

The earthquake affected Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Gilgit, Khyber, Hiran, Abbottabad, Mingora and Kohat. There is no report of any casualty from any part of the country.

Tremors were also felt in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of northern India. The last January 14 earthquake shook Islamabad and the northern part of the country with a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter scale. Earlier this month, a 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck northern Pakistan.