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Earthquake jolts Islamabad, surrounding areas

News Agencies | Updated on: 18 April 2017, 9:34 IST
5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Islamabad, surrounding areas (ANI)

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted various cities of Pakistan, including Islamabad and Lahore in the wee hours of  Tuesday.

People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life was reported due to earthquake, Dunya News reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Hindu Kush Region in Afghanistan at the depth of 180 kilometre.

-ANI

First published: 18 April 2017, 9:34 IST
 
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