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Earthquake jolts Zhob and Loralai districts

By News Desk

February 4, 2024 11:45 AM


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An earthquake of 3.8 magnitude jolted Zhob district and its adjoining areas of Balochistan on Sunday, no loss of life was reported, 24NewsHD TV channel said.

The National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) also confirmed that tremors were felt also in Loralai and the adjoining areas late night on Sunday.

The magnitude of late night earthquake in Loralai was reported at 4.3 at the richter scale. 

No loss of life and damage to property was reported from any part of Balochistan so far. People came out of their houses in fear by reciting Kalma-e-Tayyaba.

According to the National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the depth of the earthquake was 15km and the epicenter was 123 km in the north.  

On January 6, parts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday experienced a 6.0 magnitude earthquake. 


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