Earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred on the night of January 19, in the south-west Pakistan, reports Agence France-Presse, with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey (US Geological Survey).
According to U.S. seismologists, tremors were reported about 1:20 local time (about 23:20 Moscow time). The epicenter was located 50 kilometers to the east of the city Dalbandin, near the border with Afghanistan. Information on casualties or damage caused by the earthquake, has not been reported.
The earthquake of magnitude 7.6, occurred in October 2005, in Kashmir, in north-east Pakistan, were killed, according to official figures, at least 87,000 people, about 3.5 million were left homeless. In October 2008, the victims of the earthquake in southwestern Pakistan, were at least 160 people.