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A 5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta



A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook the city of Quetta in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday morning, but no immediate reports of injuries or severe damage were recorded.

The epicenter of the incident was reported 38 kilometers (23 miles) northeast of Quetta at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). It was also felt in Pishin, Harnai, and other parts of Baluchistan but mainly in Quetta, where people took to the streets in fear.

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The disaster management team said they were looking to see if the quake affected the affected areas.

A similar incident in 1935 devastated the city, Quetta when a massive earthquake rocked the area.

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