At least 15 killed in earthquake in southern Pakistan - AFP

by Reuters
Thursday, 7 October 2021 00:21 GMT

Oct 7 (Reuters) - At least 15 people have died after an earthquake struck southern Pakistan, AFP reported on Thursday, citing disaster management officials.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) pegged the earthquake at a magnitude of 5.7, upgraded from an earlier magnitude of 5.4.

The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), with its epicentre located 102 km east-northeast of Quetta, Pakistan. (Reporting by Bhargav Acharya in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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