A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Pakistan on Tuesday night.

The epicentre of the earthquake was Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region, while its depth was 180 kilometres, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

According to reports, tremors were felt in Islamabad, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Lahore, DI Khan, Swabi, Bahawalpur, Quetta, Parachinar, Skardu and other cities of the country. 


The tremors continued for 30 seconds, and people came out of their homes in panic.


Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif ordered the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and other institutions to be ready to deal with any emergency.

Below are scenes as to what was happening in different parts of the country when the earthquake came in Pakistan.