A 5.7 Quake jolts Balochistan

A 5.7 Quake jolts Balochistan

Islamabad: An earthquake measuring 5.7 on Richter scale was felt in Kharan, Balochistan at 0553 hours. The epicentre of the earthquake was near Kharan with a depth of 45 km. Immediately following the news of earthquake, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) immediately coordinated with the concerned authorities to ascertain whether any damage / loss occurred due to the earthquake.

The DCO Kharan confirmed that no losses / damages were so far observed / reported. NDMA is maintaining a close liaison with the respective authorities in this regard.

For more information, contact:
Ahmed Kamal
Spokesperson
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
Tel: +9251 9215412
Cell: +92300 5278981 and +92331-5657779
Email: maf@ndma.gov.pk

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