ISLAMABAD: A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook Islamabad and surrounding areas Tuesday with no loss of life reported.
Tremors were felt in Islamabad at 08:52pm. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the earthquake was measured 250km deep.
The Hindukush region in Afghanistan was identified as the epicenter.
People posted tweets about feeling the jolts and tremors.
Earthquake in Islamabad. Hope all are safe.
— AR🎵 (@ARfrom1947) April 24, 2018
— Maha Mussadaq (@Maha_Mussadaq) April 24, 2018
— SherY – (@SherySyed_) April 24, 2018
— Anas Mallick (@AnasMallick) April 24, 2018
I hate earthquakes #islamabad
— Sophia Saifi (@SophiaSaifi) April 24, 2018