5.6-magnitude earthquake hits several parts of Balochistan

5.6-magnitude earthquake hits several parts of Balochistan

Geo News reported that an earthquake hit some areas of Makran in Balochistan on Sunday evening.

Vibrations were felt in the Gwadar, Pasni, Ormara and Kech areas of the province.

According to the National Earthquake Monitoring Center, the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded as 5.6 on the Richter scale. Meanwhile, it is at a depth of 30 km and its epicenter is Pasni near Gwadar.

Although there were no immediate reports of casualties or property damage, it should be noted that some areas of Balochistan have faced monsoon flooding that has caused widespread damage in the province. .

So far, more than 124 people have lost their lives, more than 6,000 homes have been completely destroyed, and more than 10,000 homes have been partially damaged by the rain.

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