Pakistan

QUETTA (Staff Report) – A 4.3 magnitude aftershock of major earthquake has been felt in parts of Balochistan, the Pakistani province which remained altogether unaffected in 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Monday.


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Tremors were felt in all major cities of the province including Quetta, Loralai and Khuzdar on Tuesday morning.

There have been no reports of losses in the aftershock.

Earlier on Monday magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck in north-eastern Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of India according to the United States Geological Survey however the Pakistan Meteorological Department, however, said the magnitude of the earthquake was 8.1.

The quake was 196 km deep and centred 82 km south-east of Feyzabad in a remote area of Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountain range.