An earthquake of moderate intensity was felt in several parts of the country on Saturday.

According to details, the jolts were recorded at an intensity of 5.8 on the Richter scale.

Tremors were felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Swat, Buner, Shangla, Malakand besides various other parts of Pakistan.

The earthquake’s epicentre was reported by the Met department to be the Hindukush region, Afghanistan. It had a depth of 80 kilometres.