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An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hit several areas of Balochistan

Image showing reading on Richter scale. — Reuters
  • jolts were felt in districts of Gwadar, Pasni, Ormara and Ketch of provinces.
  • Value of earthquake was recorded at 5.6 on Richter scale.
  • Epicenter of the earthquake occurred in Pasni near Gwadar.

The earthquake happened in several parts of division Makran of Balochistan on Sunday evening, Geo News reported.

jolts were felt in districts of Gwadar, Pasni, Ormara and Ketch of provinces.

According to the National Center for Seismic Monitoring, the magnitude of earthquake was recorded at 5.6 on Richter scale. He measured the depth of 30 kilometers, and its epicenter was Pasni near Gwadar.

So far no casualties or damage property immediately reported that worth noting that several areas of Balochistan already struggle with monsoon floods that caused significant destruction in provinces.

Already, more than 124 people lost their lives more completely demolished more than 6,000 houses down and also over 10,000 houses partially damaged due to of rain.

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