The intensity of the quake was recorded at 5.7 at , while its centre was 300 kilometres northwest of in the mountains of Hindukush, at the depth of 192 kilometres.
The tremors were felt at 2:50pm at Islamabad, Lahore, Mandi Bahauddin, Sheikhupura, Muridke, Attock, Jhelum, Chakwal, Gujranwala, Pind Dadan Khan,Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sargodha, Peshawar, , Nowshera, Mansehra, Swat, Battagram, Kohistan, Ghizer, Chitral, , Khyber and Mohmand agencies.
No life loss was reported in the quake in any part of the country.Chief Mythologist Muhammad Riaz said these are routine earthquakes in this area. He said there was no chance of more immediate earthquakes. He also said the earthquake in Japan has no link with the Hindukush mountains earthquake.