7.8-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Pakistan

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An earthquake measuring 7.8 magnitude in the Richter scale hit Pakistan’s southwestern regions on Tuesday with strong tremors being felt in many parts of the region.

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The United States Geological Survey said that a 7.8 magnitude quake struck 145 miles southeast of Dalbandin, in Pakistan's province of Balochistan.

It struck the area at 16:29 local time (1129 GMT) at a depth of 23km (15 miles),USGS added.

A report by Reuters said that the quake was felt in the Indian capital of New Delhi where buildings shook.

 

 

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