7.2 Earthquake in Pakistan

Earthquake

MOSCOW, Jan. 19 — RIA Novosti. Magnitude earthquake on Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, was, according to some data, 7.2 magnitude, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Previously reported that the magnitude of the quake was 7.4 points.

Information on possible casualties or damage were reported.

The epicenter of earthquakes that have occurred in the environment 01.23 local time (23.23 MSK Tuesday), was located 45 kilometers west of the city Dalbandin, with a population, according to the Reuters news agency, about 15 thousand people.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 84 kilometers, not 10, as previously reported. This factor has reduced fears of a devastating earthquake, the agency said.

A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Pakistan Oct. 8, 2005, killed more than 70,000 people. Its center was located 95 kilometers north-east of the capital — Islamabad.

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Echoes of the Pakistani earthquake felt in India

NEW DELHI, Jan. 19 — RIA Novosti, Evgeny Pakhomov. Moderate intensity tremors were felt on Wednesday night in the Indian capital New Delhi, RIA Novosti reported.

The houses were shaking glass, cabinets rattled dishes. As the channel NDTV, tremors were also reported in the states of Haryana and Rajasthan in the north. Reports of possible casualties or destruction have been reported yet.

According to media reports, the tremors — an echo of a powerful earthquake in Pakistan (Tuesday 23.23 MSK).

Magnitude earthquake on Tuesday in southwestern Pakistan, was, according to some data, with 7.2 points. Information on possible casualties or damage were reported.

Quake epicenter was located 45 kilometers west of the city Dalbandin, with a population, according to the Reuters news agency, about 15 thousand people.

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