A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Islamabad, Peshawar and the surrounding areas on Wednesday. The Pakistan Meteorological Department said the earthquake was 159km deep with epicentre in the Hindukush region in Afghanistan. So far, no loss of life or property has been reported. Apart from Islamabad and Peshawar, tremors were also felt in Balakot, Khyber, Mansehra and other areas. Reacting to the tremors, Pakistanis took to social media to pray for everyone’s safety.