Wed 31-08-2022 18:51 PM
ISLAMABAD, 31st August, 2022 (WAM) — A 4.7 magnitude “moderate” earthquake jolted the Kalat area of Balochistan on Wednesday, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
Dawn newspaper quoted the PMD’s National Seismic Monitoring Centre as saying the earthquake struck at 17:37, some 15 kilometers south-east of Kalat at a depth of 34km. It had a longitude of 66.71 East and a latitude of 28.92 North.
Tremors were felt in Kalat and neighbouring areas forcing residents to leave their houses.
So far, no casualties or injuries have been reported.
WAM/MOHD AAMIR/Amjad Saleh