Earthquake shakes northern areas of Pakistan
Earthquake tremors were felt northern areas of the country including capital Islamabad and Rawalpindi city on Tuesday evening.
The quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale was felt in northwestern upper parts of the country, with no reports of damages so far.
Reports said the jolts were felt in Haripur, Islamabad, Peshawar, Mansehra, Dir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Shangla.
The quake originated 48km east-northeast of Shughnon, Tajikistan and had a depth of 133.8km, the USGS said.