ISLAMABAD:-A moderate earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale on Thursday jolted several parts of the country including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Swat, North Waziristan, Nowshera and Abbatabd.

The quake was recorded at 5.7 magnitude on the Richter Scale, and its epicenter was in Koh Hindukush, according to met office.

The tremor, which felts in several parts in the country, however, no loss of life and property has been reported from any part of the country so far.

Owing to the tremor, which lasted for a few seconds, people rushed out of their buildings amid fear and panic.