According to details, the earthquake jolts were felt in upper Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.
However, no casualties and damages were reported in the natural disaster
The epicentre of the earthquake was Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
People came out of their homes while reciting the Kalma-e-Tayyaba.
Twitter reactions to the earthquake:
Reached Abbottabad too late at night so never felt the #earthquake while enroute. Heard it was 5.7/5.9? Too scary. May Allah bless us all.
— Adil Ansari (@AnsariAdil) January 13, 2016
— Update: Earthquakes (@Earthquake_rt) January 13, 2016
— 6eaglesharp (@2014jaennie) January 13, 2016