Magnitude-6 Earthquake Hits Northern Pakistan

August 31, 2014 1:27 PM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Pakistan Meteorological Department official Mohammad Shahid said people felt the quake in Peshawar and Islamabad. He said its epicenter was in the Hindu Kush mountains on the country's border with Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

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