Earthquake shakes Karachi, Khuzdar, Hyderabad, Lasbela, Awaran, Gwadar and other parts of Pakistan. Light tremors were additionally felt in Northern India, Iran, UAE and some other parts of Asian countries.
At least 52 people have been killed as a strong earthquake shakes the southwestern parts of Pakistan on Tuesday.
According to the meteorologic Department, the geographic point of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake was 120Km southwest of Khuzdar in Balochistan province at a depth of ten kilometres.
Tremors that began at 16:29 (PST) were felt for 2 minutes in many cities of Sindh and Balochistan. Pakistan army troopers have left for the affected district to start rescue efforts.
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Gwadar: A Ghost Island Formed!
On the Gwadar coastal area, the earthquake created alittle island concerning half a km into the ocean close to a section referred to as ‘Jhanda’, t he recently showing island is claimed to possess a mountainous parcel rising up to 100 feet. an outsized crowd was seen gathering at the positioning to visualize the new island.