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Pakistan: 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Balochistan

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Pakistan 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Balochistan

(CTN News) – According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC), an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck the southwestern part of Pakistan on Sunday at a depth of 40 kilometers.

The NSMC reported that tremors were felt in the Gwadar, Pasni, Ormara, and Kech areas of the province, as well.

As of right now, there are no reports of casualties or damage as a result of the incident.

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There were earlier reports that several areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi had been jolted by an earthquake of 5.0 magnitude, which hit the upper parts of the country on June 17.

There were tremors felt in Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, Malakand, and Abbottabad. There was no loss of life or property.

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake, which had a depth of 10 kilometers, caused earthquake tremors in Islamabad, parts of Balochistan, and other areas of the country in May.