5.0-magnitude quake hits Gwadar

GWADAR: Earthquake tremors measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale were felt in Gwadar and adjoining areas, National Seismic Monitoring Centre (NSMC) said on Wednesday.

The earthquake had a depth of 25 kilometres and its epicentre was the ocean near Gwadar shore.

People came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses from the Holy Quran. No loss of life and property was reported from any part of Gwadar due to the earthquake.

Last, tremors were also felt on December 25 in Quetta and other areas of Balochistan. -Agencies