Earthquake rocks Quetta


Quetta: Earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit Quetta and its adjoining areas here on Saturday morning.

Reports said that tremors of magnitude 5.1 rocked the city and adjoining areas including Pishin and Hernai at 7:57 am today. However, no loss of life or property has so far been reported.

The powerfull tremors caused panic among the people who came out of their homes reciting Kalima Tayyaba.

The epicentre of the earthquake was 38 kilometers west of Quetta at a depth of 10 kilometers.