2000 inmates of quarantine centre at Bhadrak stage road blockade on NH-16

Strong Earthquake Jolts Pakistan

24 September 2019


Islamabad:  A strong earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan on Tuesday, with tremors even felt in the northern parts of India.

The tremors that lasted for 8-10 seconds but were felt strongly across the country, including in major cities of Islamabad, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore, Dawn News reported.

No injuries or damage has been reported as yet.

The quake sent people racing out of buildings and offices in cities across the country.