5.3 magnitude earthquake rattles part of Pakistan

4.1-magnitude earthquake jolts several areas of Karachi


Karachi: According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), an earthquake occurred in Karachi, the capital of Sindh Province, on Wednesday.

Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Malir Cantt, Scheme 33 and I.I. According to Geographic News, Chundrigarh Road, etc.

Reports reveal that the quake was also felt in areas of Gulshan-e-Hadeed and Gadap.

PMD said that the frequency of the quake was 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale, adding that it measured a depth of 15 kilometres. Tremors were felt in the city at 10:16pm, while its epicentre was 15 north of Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Karachi.

It is obvious from social media posts that the earthquake caused panic among the locals. However, so far, there have been no reports of casualties or losses.

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