Tremors of 3.5 and 3.7 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the coast on Tuesday morning
KARACHI: Two mild earthquake jolts, measuring 3.5 and 3.7 on the Richter scale, hit Sindh’s coastal belt on Tuesday morning. The epicentre of the first jolt was near Badin and its depth was recorded as 10 kilometres, said Pakistan meteorological department. “The earthquake hit Sindh’s coastal belt at 9:35am,” said an official of National Seismic Monitoring Centre. The epicentre of second jolt was Karachi and it came at 10:37 am, the official added. There were no reports of any loss of life or damage to the property.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 21st, 2015.