Strong 6.3 Quake Hits Baluchistan’s Districts


Islamabad: A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit the Baluchistan’s districts of Turbat, Gwadar and adjoining areas on early Wednesday morning, informed US Geological Survey.

The tremor´s epicentre is 90 kilometres away from Turbat.

According to media reports, no immediate reports of casualties or damages.

With a population of 79,200 people ( Population census: 1998), District Turbat is located in southern Balochistan province in Pakistan. It is situated on the left bank of the Kech River, which is a tributary to the Dasht River. The Makran Range to the north and east descends to coastal plains in the south