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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Pakistan’s northern parts

A man sorts through his belongings at the site of his house, which was damaged by an earthquake, in the village of Belliy Baba in Shangla District, Pakistan October 28, 2015. A powerful earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, shaking the capital Kabul, as shockwaves were felt in northern India and in Pakistan's capital, where hundreds of people ran out of buildings as the ground rolled beneath them. REUTERS/Hazrat Ali Bacha

Peshawar [Pakistan]: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck northern parts of Pakistan on Wednesday.

Several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were jolted by the earthquake.

Tremors were felt in Peshawar, Chitral, Upper Dir and Malakand, reports the Geo News.

There were no reports of casualties and damages so far.

The quake occurred at a depth of 213 kilometers.

The epicenter of the quake was Afghanistan’s Hindukush region. (ANI)