Islamabad and northern parts of Pakistan were jolted by an earthquake on Friday night, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Iran PressIran news: The earthquake's magnitude was recorded at 5.6, the PMD said, adding that it had originated in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region at a depth of 100 kilometers around 9:13 pm.

Tremors were felt in the federal capital and its adjoining areas, as well as in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mansehra, Hazara, Balakot, Battagram, Torghar, Haripur, Abbottabad, Swat, Malakand, and Shangla areas, Dawn News reported.

No casualty or damage has been reported so far.