Islamabad, June 30: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan on Tuesday, media reported.
The epicentre of the quake was located in the Hindu Kush mountain range on the Afghan-Tajik border, 300 kilometres from Peshawar, on the depth of 190 kilometres.
The tremors prompted panic-stricken people in the affected areas to rush out from their homes. There was no report of any casualty or damages.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the tremors were felt in Afghanistan as well.
A massive earthquake in 2005 claimed lives more than 73,000 people and left about 3.5 million homeless in Pakistan.